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Marker Details

Title, side A
Great Geauga County Fair
Title, side B
Same
Address
14373 N. Cheshire Street
Burton, 44021
Location
Located between Buildings 5 and 6 on Montville Heights Road, the first road to the right after the entrance.
Latitude
41.4769625
Longitude
-81.1444760

Picture Details

Title
Colonel William Crawford
Caption
This is a reproduction of a portrait of Colonel William Crawford at age forty. Crawford served in the French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War. In 1782 he lead an attack on the Mingo and Delaware tribes along the Sandusky River. Crawford's troops fought off the Native Americans and their British allies at the Battle of the Olentangy on June 6, but on June 7 Crawford was captured. The Native Americans burned Crawford at the stake in revenge for the Gnadenhutten massacre. (AL02924)