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35-48 Rouche de Boeuf

509_10910.jpg Thumbnails35-48 The Marker, Bridge, and rock outcropping at Rt. 24 and River Road west of WatervilleThumbnails35-48 The Marker, Bridge, and rock outcropping at Rt. 24 and River Road west of WatervilleThumbnails35-48 The Marker, Bridge, and rock outcropping at Rt. 24 and River Road west of WatervilleThumbnails35-48 The Marker, Bridge, and rock outcropping at Rt. 24 and River Road west of Waterville

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Parker Ranch - Adele Von Ohl Parker
Title, side B
Unknown
Address
23433 Mastick Road
North Olmsted, 44070
Latitude
41.4172050
Longitude
-81.8805420

Picture Details

Title
Rouche de Boeuf
Caption
The once-massive limestone rock outcropping standing in the Maumee River has marked may events in the history of the valley. It was a legendary site for Native Americans and the place where they gathered before the Battle of Fallen Timbers in August 1794. Early records indicate a nearby French settlement in the 1700s was called both Roche de Bout and Roche de Boeuf, but for the last hundred years or so the latter has been most frequently used for both the rock and the lost settlement. About one-third of the rock was destroyed when the railroad bridge was built which caused a great controversy (AL07687).