OOS Sculpture

Turkey Foot Rock

1994 / Creator Unknown / Monclova

Fallen Timbers Turkey Foot.JPG

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.

County

: Lucas

Citation

: “Turkey Foot Rock,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/2094.

Title

Turkey Foot Rock

Description

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.

Date

1994

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2094

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Near the Fallen Timbers Monument. The park is owned and managed by Metroparks Toledo.

Provider Qualifier

Erected by

Provider Entity

The Fallen Timbers Commemoration Committee and the American Indian Intertribal Association

Materials

Inscription

The plaque above the stone reads,
"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."
The plaque mounted in front of the rock reads,
"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."
The rear of the memorial is carved with the words,
"Erected by The Fallen Timbers Commemoration Committee and the American Indian Intertribal Association"