Shawnee Nation in Logan County / Shawnee Villages in Logan County

Shawnee Nation in Logan County / Shawnee Villages in Logan County (HMMRR)

Location: West Liberty, OH 43357 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 15.348', W 83° 45.357'

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[North Side of Marker]:"Shawnee Nation in Logan County"

From the 1770s until 1832, the Logan County area was the homeland to much of the Shawnee Nation. Ten villages known as the Upper Mad River towns included the homes of influential leaders Moluntha, Black Hoof, and Blue Jacket. The West Liberty area contained three villages: Moluntha's Town, Wapakoneta, and Mackachack. To the northeast stood Wapatomica, the Shawnee's political center and site of several intertribal councils. To the north sat Blue Jacket's Town, Kispoktha Town, and Reed Town. To the west were Pigeon Town and Stony Creek, site of one of Tecumseh's first pan-Indian confederacy councils. From 1817 to 1832, many Shawnees were relocated to Indian Territory, which in 1907 became the state of Oklahoma. These Shawnees are now the Eastern Shawnee of Oklahoma.

[South Side of Marker]:"Shawnee Villages in Logan County"

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HM NumberHMMRR
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number11-46
Year Placed2009
Placed ByEastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 265618 N 4459793
Decimal Degrees40.25580000, -83.75595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.348', W 83° 45.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 20.88" N, 83° 45' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Zanesfield Rd, West Liberty OH 43357, US
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