Tecumseh (HMNHA)

Location: Springfield, OH 45506 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 54.75', W 83° 54.488'

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Statesman, Warrior and Patriot was born March 1768, three miles west of Springfield, close to Route 40 - State Route 369 - at the Shawnee Indian Town called Piqua. Site of the battle of Piqua, August 8th, 1780, presently George Rogers Clark Memorial Park.

As a leader of the Shawnee tribe and a spokesman for the Western Indian he resolutely resisted encroachment on their territory.

Through his efforts and under his leadership the Indian Tribes for a time combined in confederation in an attempt to create an Indian Nation in the Ohio Valley - Great Lakes Area. He disappeared while leading the combined Indian force at the battle of the Thames, October 5th, 1813.
Year Placed1969
Placed ByClark County Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 251426 N 4422095
Decimal Degrees39.91250000, -83.90813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.75', W 83° 54.488'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 45.00" N, 83° 54' 29.28" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5020-5070 Lower Valley Pike, Springfield OH 45506, US
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