Seccaium (HM1IWV)

Location: Bucyrus, OH 44820 Crawford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 46.228', W 82° 53.797'

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the Battle of the Olentangy

— Removed, Restored, Re-Located —

On the banks on the Olentangy River, at the
bend where the stream turns southwest, is the
legendary site of Seccasium. This 17th century
village was located on the portage to the
Sandusky River, and was recognized by
Indians as a neutral ground for tribal councils
where claims to hunting territories could be
peacefully settled and gods could be traded.
in the early 20th century, the site was an amuse-
ment park on the interurban electric railway.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number4- 17
Year Placed1976
Placed ByCrawford County Historical Foundation, Inc. the Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 339935 N 4515007
Decimal Degrees40.77046667, -82.89661667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 46.228', W 82° 53.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 46' 13.68" N, 82° 53' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)419, 740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1749-1817 OH-19, Bucyrus OH 44820, US
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