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Marker Details

Title, side A
The Huron Playhouse
Title, side B
Same
Address
325 Ohio Street
Huron, 44839
Location
McCormick Middle School, 325 Ohio St.
Latitude
41.3952608
Longitude
-82.5585903

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).