Tecumseh Monument Redevelopment

The Friends of the Tecumseh Monument, a local not-for-profit, have been working on the redevelopment of the Tecumseh Monument site.  A new Interpretive Master Plan has been extensively researched and the resulting plans were unveiled in a presentation by Rob LeBlanc from Ekistics Planning and DesignSeptember 19th, 2011.  Wow.

Lisa Gilbert & plan for Tecumseh Monument

This ambitious project is worthy of the stature of Tecumseh and the Confederacy.  George Ward was one of the smaller characters; Tecumseh is HUGE.

To arrange interviews or for further information, please call or email:

Lisa Gilbert, Chair, Friends of the Tecumseh Monument
519 674 2322         lgilbert@ciaccess.com

The Battle of Tippecanoe, which took place outside Prophetstown in present-day Indiana at the confluence of the Tippecanoe and Wabash Rivers, was fought on November 7, 1811. United States forces, led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory, defeated forces of Tecumseh’s growing American Indian confederation led by his younger brother Tenskwatawa, also known as The Prophet. The Tippecanoe defeat dealt a devastating blow to Tecumseh’s confederacy, which never regained its former strength. Public opinion in the United States blamed the Native American uprising on British interference. This suspicion served as a catalyst to the War of 1812, which began only six months later.  Source.

About Mary Simpson

Mary is one of the facilitators for barnquilttrails.ca, a Canadian network of quilters, rural organizations, museums, historians, sponsors and many others with a passion for rural Canada. We are working together to promote and enhance rural creativity, the arts, Canadian heritage and culture.

Posted on September 21, 2011, in 5. NEWS, 6. Connecting Barn Quilts, ART: Other than Barn Quilts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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