Peckuwe Shawnee Memorial

Peckuwe Shawnee Memorial (HMNL3)

Location: Springfield, OH 45506 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 54.5', W 83° 54.68'

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The Shawnee village of Peckuwe stood on this site until August 8, 1780. This village was inhabited by the Peckuwe and Kispoko Divisions of the Shawnee Tribe.

The Shawnee, along with the other tribes in Ohio, often placed a large cedar pole in center of their villages. The pole would serve as a calendar by casting its shadow on pre-designated spots during the year. It would also be used as a gathering place, and decorated to identify the village inhabitants.

Today a new pole erected by the Piqua Sept of Ohio Shawnee Tribe serves as a memorial to their ancestors and a reminder that Shawnee people still live in Ohio.
HM NumberHMNL3
Year Placed1992
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 251138 N 4421641
Decimal Degrees39.90833333, -83.91133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.5', W 83° 54.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 30.00" N, 83° 54' 40.80" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 638-1048 S Tecumseh Rd, Springfield OH 45506, US
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