Blackhoof's Last Home

Blackhoof's Last Home (HMJR4)

Location: Wapakoneta, OH 45895 Auglaize County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 33.353', W 84° 5.091'

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Blackhoof: Born in Florida about 1721. Arriving in this vicinity 1783 - Surnames: Cut-The-We-Ka-Saw or Catahecassa - Principal Chief of Shawnee Indian Nation - erected here in 1822. In a clearing of the vast forest a two story 18'x24' log house - His body lay in state here before removal to a nearby ridge for burial - Outside the house were placed many deer and wild game for the funeral feast.
Saint Johns: Site of a former Indian Village was initially called Blackhoofs Town.
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HM NumberHMJR4
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByAuglaize County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 746823 N 4493542
Decimal Degrees40.55588333, -84.08485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 33.353', W 84° 5.091'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 33' 21.18" N, 84° 5' 5.46" W
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Area Code(s)419, 937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19180 Center St, Wapakoneta OH 45895, US
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