Turkey Foot Rock
1994 / Creator Unknown / Monclova
This item has both a memorial plaque mounted on stone as well as a large rock as the actual memorial piece. It is a part of the Fallen Timbers Memorial set (see the Relation field: "Fallen Timbers Memorial"). Since it was created and installed at a separate time, it is listed here separately. This memorial honors the lives of the American Indians died during the Battle of Fallen Timbers.
"In memory of all the American Indians who gave their lives at this place, including members of the following tribes."/
"Chippewa Delaware Miami Mingo Ottawa Potawatami Shawnee Wyandot"/
"Dedicated August 20, 1994 at the 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Fallen Timbers."
"Turkey Foot Rock"/
"On this rock according to tradition, Chief Turkey Foot of the Ottawa Indians rallied his warriors during the Battle of Fallen Timbers. here he was killed, and for many years tribesmen made offerings of tobacco on the rock to appease the Great Spirit."
"Erected by The Fallen Timbers Commemoration Committee and the American Indian Intertribal Association"