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46-48 Chief Little Turtle

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Battle of Fallen Timbers
Title, side B
Same
Address
Edward & Prudence Lamb Heritage Center -1025 West River Rd
Maumee, 43537
Location
Side Cut Metro Park, staff should be contacted to view the marker.

Picture Details

Title
Chief Little Turtle
Caption
Portrait of Little Turtle, also known as Mich-I-kin-I-Qua, a war chief of the Miami Tribe, ca. 1790-1812. Little Turtle and Shawnee chief Tecumseh led the Miami and Shawnee people to resist white settlers in the western part of Ohio. They successfully defeated United States soldiers led by Josiah Harmar in October 1790 and soldiers led by Arthur St. Clair in 1791. An attack on Fort Recovery failed in 1794 and Little Turtle wanted to negotiate with the settlers. Other chiefs wanted to continue fighting. The Native Americans lost at the Battle of Fallen Timbers and in 1795 they signed the Treaty of Greene Ville ceding most of Ohio to the settlers (AL02707).