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Seneca John's Grave Marker

Seneca John's Grave Marker

The grave marker of Seneca John, located on State Route 19 north of Green Springs, was made of granite taken from the farm of S. C. Egbert [Photo courtesy of Judy Jones]

Original Inscription:

SENECA JOHN, NOTED CHIEF
WAS EXECUTED NEAR THIS SPOT,
EASTERLY, BY HIS TRIBE
IN 1828
CHARGED WITH WITCHCRAFT

NORTH 30 RODS IS THE NORTH BOUNDARY
OF THE RESERVATION.

ERECTED BY THE SANDUSKY COUNTY
PIONEER & HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
- 1921 -

Seneca John's Grave Marker

The marker was restored in 1958 by the Sandusky County Historical Society in cooperation with the Ohio Chapters, U.S. Daughters of 1812, and again in 1984 by Claude Young and the Stemtown Historical Society of Green Springs.

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