McKee's Town

McKee's Town (HMNEW)

Location: Bellefontaine, OH 43311 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 19.589', W 83° 45.677'

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Logan County, On Top of Ohio

[North Side of Marker]
<— 500 Yards East —?
A British-Indian Outpost was established in 1778 by the Tory, Alexander McKee, for trade with the Shawnees.
It was destroyed by Logan's Army in 1786, re-built, and used as a trading post for many years.

[South Side of Marker]
?— 500 Yards East —>
A British-Indian military headquarters during the American Revolution. Food and firearms were distributed here and American scalps bought. Stood near the creek bearing the founder's name.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByLogan County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 265409 N 4467654
Decimal Degrees40.32648333, -83.76128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 19.589', W 83° 45.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 19' 35.34" N, 83° 45' 40.62" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2900-2908 W Liberty Pike, Bellefontaine OH 43311, US
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