Inscription Rock

Inscription Rock (HMIMY)

Location: Kelleys Island, OH 43438 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 35.52', W 82° 42.444'

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Between three and four hundred years ago, Ohio pre-historic Indians, believed to be of the Erie tribe, pecked numerous inscriptions or pictographs on the top surface of this large native limestone rock. The figures, now nearly obliterated by the elements, measured and drawn in detail by Captain Seth Eastman, United States Army, in 1850. This relief of the Inscription Rock was made from the original Eastman drawing. Scale is approximately 1 to 15. The meanings of the pictographs are not known. There are at least eight human figures, all with headdresses and some smoking pipes; also animal and bird forms.
Year Placed1968
Placed ByOhio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 357694 N 4605885
Decimal Degrees41.59200000, -82.70740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35.52', W 82° 42.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 31.20" N, 82° 42' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 216-218 W Lakeshore Dr, Kelleys Island OH 43438, US
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