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(Side One)Evansport is named after brothers Amos and Albert G. Evans who, with Jacob Coy, had the village surveyed next to the Tiffin River on December 14, 1835. The "port" suffix in Evansport's name reflects the river's significance as a transpor…
[Front Text on Marker] : "Winchester's Camp #2"
After completing Fort Winchester, Brigadier General James Winchester ordered his troops to cross to the north side of the Maumee River. The troops occupied the new site, Camp #2, from November 3-1…
St. Paul's Episcopal Church1875National Historical SiteMarked in 1990Hicksville Historical Society &Capt. George Athey Chpt., CDXVIIC
[Front Side Text]:"Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge"
Born in Hicksville in 1862, Daeida H.W. Beveridge co-developed and named, in 1887, the Los Angeles, California, suburb of Hollywood, since the early 1900s a world center of the film and televi…
In 1838 the honorable Mr. A.P. Edgerton, agent for the Hicks Land Company of New York, erected this building as his headquarters from which he sold land to the first settlers of this community. It became the property of the building and loan compa…
Site OfFrench Mission 1650Jesuit Mission 1670Moravian Christian Indians 1781Great Indian Cornfields 1794Cabin and Home of DelawareChief Whingy-Pooshies andBoy Captive, John Brickell1791 - 1794 - 1795British Troops Major Muir 1812
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Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah)1752 - 1812
Little Turtle, a war chief of the Miami People, was born near present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana. From 1790 to 1794, he lived in aMiami village three miles wes…
[Front Text] : "Fort Winchester"
General William Henry Harrison ordered the construction of Fort Winchester at the beginning of October 1812 and it was completed October 15. The fort served as a forward observation post and supply depot for the…
[Front Text] : "Winchester's Camp No. 3/Fort Starvation"
Camp No. 3 was located about six miles below Fort Winchester on the north side of the Maumee River. Militiamen from Kentucky, part of the forces led by War of 1812 Brig. Gen. James Winche…
Named for the Ottawa Indian chief said to have been born here c. 1712. Site of the largest recorded apple tree "French and Indian" c. 1680 to 1887. Here Oliver Spencer spent his Indian captivity 1792. Bark cabins and cultivated fields fields of th…