Nebraska Historical MarkerTecumseh, the county seat of Johnson County, was incorporated in 1856. It was first called Frances in honor of the wife of Colonel Richard M. Johnson, for whom the county is named. In 1857 the town was renamed for the famous Shawnee Indian chief, Tecumseh, whom Johnson fought during the War of 1812.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Tecumseh Bicentennial Committee and Nebraska State Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 5:47pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 738204 N 4472368|
|Decimal Degrees||40.36788333, -96.19446667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 22.073', W 96° 11.668'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 22' 4.38" N, 96° 11' 40.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-133 S 4th St, Tecumseh NE 68450, US|
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