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1-88 Colonel William Crawford

312_3040.jpg Thumbnails1-88 The Marker looking east on CR 29. The lane at the left goes to the monument as described on the Marker.Thumbnails1-88 The Marker looking east on CR 29. The lane at the left goes to the monument as described on the Marker.Thumbnails1-88 The Marker looking east on CR 29. The lane at the left goes to the monument as described on the Marker.Thumbnails1-88 The Marker looking east on CR 29. The lane at the left goes to the monument as described on the Marker.

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Marker Details

Title, side A
Colonel William Crawford
Title, side B
The 1782 Sandusky Campaign
Address
S corner of Twp Road 29 and Twp Road 300
Carey, 43316
Location
0.9 miles E of OH 199 on Twp Road 29, at entrance to Ritchie Cemetery
Latitude
40.9200860
Longitude
-83.3290000

Picture Details

Title
Colonel William Crawford
Caption
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).