Treaty of Greenville Memorial

Description: 

This memorial commemorates the Treaty of Greenville (1795) between the US and the indegenous peoples of Northwest territory (namely the Wyandot and Deleware peoples) which marked the end of a battle in Ohio during the 1930s between American army headed by Anthony Wade seized Native Americans led by the Blue Jacket of the Shawnee. The Native American signatories of this treaty agreed the cede their land south and east of the Cuyahoga River and the US would cede claims of land north and west of that territory. The Native Americans were also given $20,000 worth of goods for singing the treaty.

LocationMem: 
Darke County, Ohio
Institution: 
Darke County
Official/Unofficial: 
Official
Group Acknowledged: 
Northwest Territory
Historical Subject: 

Indigenous peoples of the Northwest territory.

Physical Aspects: 

Bronze statue depicting two white American soldiers and a Native American.

Date of Dedication: 
1935-1943
Place Location: 
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