In Memory of Isaac Zane

In Memory of Isaac Zane (HMD6I)

Location: Zanesfield, OH 43360 Logan County
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N 40° 20.192', W 83° 40.674'

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The White Eagle of the Wyandots

In Memory
Isaac Zane
The White Eagle of the Wyandots

Born in Berkley County, VA. in 1753
Died at Zanesfield, in 1816, age 63 years

Captured by the Wyandot Indians in 1762, and carried to the Valley of the Mad River.
He grew to manhood among the Indians, and married the daughter of Chief Tarhe.
He was the first white settler in the Mad River Valley, by nearly half a century.
His fort and cabin were the center of a new civilization, and the town was named in his honor.
His labors and influence for peace in behalf of the whites and his service for his country were recognized and rewarded by the government.
The captivity of the young Virginian, and his union with the daughter of the Wyandots proved a great blessing to the settlers of the valleys of the Mad River, the Miami, and the Great Northwest.
1753 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1816
HM NumberHMD6I
Year Placed1914
Placed ByZanesfield Commercial Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 272527 N 4468552
Decimal Degrees40.33653333, -83.67790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.192', W 83° 40.674'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 11.52" N, 83° 40' 40.44" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2931-2977 Co Hwy 5 S, Zanesfield OH 43360, US
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