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#76 May-26-2010 11:54:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Thanks for your reply.

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#77 May-28-2010 10:55:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Newallike wrote:

Chevy wrote:

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In non-essentials, liberty
In all things, charity

I like your quote. Where does it come from?

This is the motto of the Moravian Church of North America.

Interesting. It was a motto of the Restoration [Stone-Campbell] movement, in which I am a minister. I would be interested to see who borrowed it from whom. It was being used widely in the movement by 1830; did the Moravians use it prior to that?


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#78 May-29-2010 09:52:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Interesting. It was a motto of the Restoration [Stone-Campbell] movement, in which I am a minister. I would be interested to see who borrowed it from whom. It was being used widely in the movement by 1830; did the Moravians use it prior to that?

You surprised me!  Suckachsinheet, I was brought up in the same.

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#79 Sep-07-2015 08:17:am

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20 … /1994/NEWS

Picture of the Park at the article.

By Rex Huffman   
TimesReporter.com Features Editor

 

Posted Sep. 6, 2015 at 7:59 PM

    GNADENHUTTEN       

Gnadenhutten, considered Ohio's oldest existing settlement, was founded in October 1772, as the second settlement of German Americans and Lenape (Delaware) Native Americans affiliated with the Moravian Church.

The Moravian mission village prospered until the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, when its residents were driven from their homes.

In February 1782, they were allowed to return to their village.

On March 8, 1782, following a night of hymn singing and prayer, 90 men, women and children - all Native Americans - were massacred by Pennsylvania Militia and all of their cabins were set on fire. The incident today is known as the Gnadenhutten Massacre.

The village of Gnadenhutten was re-established in 1798. Today, a museum, which is maintained by the Gnadenhutten Historical Society, a mass grave, a monument, and two reconstructed log buildings commemorate the tragic event.

The 37-foot monument, located next to the reconstructed mission house in what was the center of the original village, was dedicated on June 5, 1872.

The inscription reads: "Here triumphed in death 90 Christian Indians, March 8, 1782."

President Theodore Roosevelt referred to the event as "a stain on the frontier character that time cannot wash away."

Information is available at the website www.gnaden.com.

Need directions? GPS it 352 South Cherry St., Gnadenhutten.

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#80 Sep-11-2015 11:00:am

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sschkaak wrote:

http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20150906/NEWS/150909490/1994/NEWS

Picture of the Park at the article.

By Rex Huffman   
TimesReporter.com Features Editor

 

Posted Sep. 6, 2015 at 7:59 PM

    GNADENHUTTEN       
Gnadenhutten, considered Ohio's oldest existing settlement, was founded in October 1772, as the second settlement of German Americans and Lenape (Delaware) Native Americans affiliated with the Moravian Church.

The Moravian mission village prospered until the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, when its residents were driven from their homes.

In February 1782, they were allowed to return to their village.

On March 8, 1782, following a night of hymn singing and prayer, 90 men, women and children - all Native Americans - were massacred by Pennsylvania Militia and all of their cabins were set on fire. The incident today is known as the Gnadenhutten Massacre.

The village of Gnadenhutten was re-established in 1798. Today, a museum, which is maintained by the Gnadenhutten Historical Society, a mass grave, a monument, and two reconstructed log buildings commemorate the tragic event.

The 37-foot monument, located next to the reconstructed mission house in what was the center of the original village, was dedicated on June 5, 1872.

The inscription reads: "Here triumphed in death 90 Christian Indians, March 8, 1782."

President Theodore Roosevelt referred to the event as "a stain on the frontier character that time cannot wash away."

Information is available at the website www.gnaden.com.

Need directions? GPS it 352 South Cherry St., Gnadenhutten.

Hello Sschkaak, it's been about 5 years since I contributed to this thread and am still lurking and reading with interest the various posts on the forum.  Since my last post I have visited Gnadenhutten twice, both times on the anniversary date of the massacre and both times I came away wondering about the memorial.  In that same time I have completed a novel titled, OBELISK: A Tale of Spiritual Warfare where I detail the Gnadenhutten Massacre.  My 'test readers' have commented on the fact that there is no cross, but an obelisk commemorating the event. as the Moravian Delaware Indians were known as Christian Indians.

Has anyone here been to the site to see that the blacktop sidewalk they have installed actually touches the burial mound where the remains of the Indians were buried in a mass grave?  People walking by actually throw cigarette butts and other trash on the mound itself.  I would like to see that sidewalk moved a respectable distance from the mound and a cross erected in memory of the Christians buried there.  When I retire in a year or so, I may just make it my business to look into the matter with the Gnadenhutten Historical Society, possibly with the help of Barbara Bush, a Moravian descendant with many relatives buried in the same cemetery, to see if it can be accomplished.

Stay tuned!


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#81 Sep-11-2015 01:49:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Hello, Newallike.

I hope you can get those things accomplished.  I have never been to Gnadenhutten.  This last article I posted was sent to my e-mail, so I thought this would be the best thread on which to post it. 

Best of luck with your novel.

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#82 Mar-04-2017 10:01:am

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sschkaak wrote:

Hello, Newallike.

I hope you can get those things accomplished.  I have never been to Gnadenhutten.  This last article I posted was sent to my e-mail, so I thought this would be the best thread on which to post it. 

Best of luck with your novel.

Hello once more to all of you.  It has now been a couple more years since my posting on this forum.  I have now retired from the University of Michigan, and it may interest you to know that I was at the Gnadenhutten Historical Park the following day, getting started.

I would like to attach an email that I am using to promote involvement for the upcoming anniversary date of the Moravian Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten, Ohio on March 8, 1782.

I am going to attach, separately, a link to a YouTube video I produced telling the story of the massacre and my request to have a Christian Cross erected at the burial mound as it may not transfer in the email.

Here is the link:  https://youtu.be/P7ZNKp-sTF4 

Here is the notice being sent all around the country to national news organizations and any other interested parties.


My name is Gerard Heath.  I am a direct descendant and current member of the Moravian Band of the Delaware Indians, now known as the Delaware Nation at Moraviantown.

On March 8th, it will be the 235th anniversary of the Gnadenhutten Massacre of the Moravian Delaware Indians.  The remains of these 96 Christian Indians lay exposed to the forest animals and the weather for over 15 years before being piled in a mass grave called the Burial Mound for the Christian Indian Martyrs.
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I am uniquely qualified to speak to this matter as my great great grandfather, Christian Moses Stonefish, dedicated the obelisk that stands in the Gnadenhutten Historical Park, erected as a memorial in 1872, and it is my family interred in that burial mound.

I am trying to raise awareness of this day to raise funds to erect a Christian Cross at the burial mound.  A national news spot on March 8th, would help to achieve this goal.

Follow this link to a YouTube video I created and posted that tells the story of the massacre and speaks to my request to erect a Christian Cross.

The Moravian Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten, Ohio

Please share this video with everyone you know.  Please send it to news outlets if you have those connections. My goal is national news coverage on the morning of March 8th, hopefully from the Gnadenhutten Historical Park. 

I will be at the park at sunrise, the hour they began the massacre, standing vigil, and answering questions for reporters, or anyone else with questions.  I will be surveying/measuring the area near the burial mound until 2 pm.

Thank you for considering my request and may God bless you for your support of these Wilderness Christians.

Gerard F. Heath
Member
Delaware Nation at Moraviantown


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#83 Mar-04-2017 12:51:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Anushiik!  I got your e-mail letter, today, as well.  I wish I could travel to be there that day, but that's not possible, anymore.  I hope the event is well-covered by the press. 

Best wishes!

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#84 Mar-04-2017 01:13:pm

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sschkaak wrote:

Anushiik!  I got your e-mail letter, today, as well.  I wish I could travel to be there that day, but that's not possible, anymore.  I hope the event is well-covered by the press. 

Best wishes!

Thank you,  it's nice to find you still here.  If there is anything that you, or anyone reading this, can do to nudge the press for  a story on that day, it would be greatly appreciated.  Or even if everyone could just push the video to family and friends, it will go a long way toward consciousness raising of the day and the event.

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I am still alive
I am still here


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#85 Mar-09-2017 01:51:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

So, how did the event go?

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#86 Mar-09-2017 10:01:pm

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sschkaak wrote:

So, how did the event go?

The event went well, better than I could have hoped for.  I was alone at the burial mound at sunrise but was soon joined by a gentleman from the
Woodworkers of Central Ohio (WOCO) with his scale model of a proposed design for the cross.  Shortly, we were joined by the curator of the Gnadenhutten Museum, some Town Council members, local pastors including the local Moravian Church, and reporters.

The Town Council met the previous evening and approved, in advance, the changes being proposed for the park and the Mayor's representative reported this out to the group.  The council and guests were shown the YouTube video, The Moravian Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten, Ohio
to rave reviews.  At this writing, the video has been viewed over 700 times.  A lot of people are learning a lot of things. 
Anyone who cares to can view the video here:

https://youtu.be/P7ZNKp-sTF4

Resolutions were made to stay connected and work together to commemorate and memorialize these Christian Indian Martyrs at least on an annual basis and remain open to suggestions for further development of the site.

I am grateful to members of the press who are working on articles for publication which I will try to make sure you see.  Also, here is a link to a major news outlet that carried the press release I sent on the massacre anniversary date.  You can look at the article here.

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/h … massacred/


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#87 Mar-10-2017 01:46:pm

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Excellent!  Very good to hear this.

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#88 Mar-12-2017 10:21:am

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Newallike wrote:

sschkaak wrote:

So, how did the event go?

The event went well, better than I could have hoped for.  I was alone at the burial mound at sunrise but was soon joined by a gentleman from the
Woodworkers of Central Ohio (WOCO) with his scale model of a proposed design for the cross.  Shortly, we were joined by the curator of the Gnadenhutten Museum, some Town Council members, local pastors including the local Moravian Church, and reporters.

The Town Council met the previous evening and approved, in advance, the changes being proposed for the park and the Mayor's representative reported this out to the group.  The council and guests were shown the YouTube video, The Moravian Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten, Ohio
to rave reviews.  At this writing, the video has been viewed over 700 times.  A lot of people are learning a lot of things. 
Anyone who cares to can view the video here:

https://youtu.be/Yg0-ME64L64

Resolutions were made to stay connected and work together to commemorate and memorialize these Christian Indian Martyrs at least on an annual basis and remain open to suggestions for further development of the site.

I am grateful to members of the press who are working on articles for publication which I will try to make sure you see.  Also, here is a link to a major news outlet that carried the press release I sent on the massacre anniversary date.  You can look at the article here.

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/h … massacred/


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#89 Mar-12-2017 10:26:am

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

I had to repost this as I had to make minor changes to the video and the url has changed.  It is corrected in this post.


Newallike wrote:

sschkaak wrote:

So, how did the event go?

The event went well, better than I could have hoped for.  I was alone at the burial mound at sunrise but was soon joined by a gentleman from the
Woodworkers of Central Ohio (WOCO) with his scale model of a proposed design for the cross.  Shortly, we were joined by the curator of the Gnadenhutten Museum, some Town Council members, local pastors including the local Moravian Church, and reporters.

The Town Council met the previous evening and approved, in advance, the changes being proposed for the park and the Mayor's representative reported this out to the group.  The council and guests were shown the YouTube video, The Moravian Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten, Ohio
to rave reviews.  At this writing, the video has been viewed over 700 times.  A lot of people are learning a lot of things. 
Anyone who cares to can view the video here:

https://youtu.be/Yg0-ME64L64

Resolutions were made to stay connected and work together to commemorate and memorialize these Christian Indian Martyrs at least on an annual basis and remain open to suggestions for further development of the site.

I am grateful to members of the press who are working on articles for publication which I will try to make sure you see.  Also, here is a link to a major news outlet that carried the press release I sent on the massacre anniversary date.  You can look at the article here.

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/h … massacred/


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#90 Mar-13-2017 11:13:am

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sschkaak wrote:

So, how did the event go?

Should anyone care to read more, here is a link to the story that was written by Cindy Davis of the Times-Reporter telling about the meeting at the Burial Mound.

http://www.timesreporter.com/news/20170 … -in-gnaden


This story really grew legs, here is a copy of the report carried at The Telegraph-UK, a British news outlet.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03 … -american/


The purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness of the event and the site.  They are not forgotten.


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#91 Mar-13-2017 11:32:am

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Anushiik!  The forum has been somewhat comatose for the last several months; however, that only applies to posting.  Be assured that it still gets many, many readers.  I follow the views (i.e., counts) on many of the threads, including this one.

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#92 Mar-13-2017 12:13:pm

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sschkaak wrote:

Anushiik!  The forum has been somewhat comatose for the last several months; however, that only applies to posting.  Be assured that it still gets many, many readers.  I follow the views (i.e., counts) on many of the threads, including this one.

I too follow the views and note the lack of comments.  I don't find it peculiar, really.  What is there to say about such a horrible event?

Consciousness raising and education is the goal.   FYI, the video has been watched over 1,500 times, all over the world.

Does Gnadenhutten have a Planning Commission? smile


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#93 Feb-24-2018 05:36:pm

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Once again, hello to all.

It's been nearly a year since my last post and the March 8th 'Remembrance at the Park' is nearly here.  I am going to continue the discussion here as there have been over 12,000 views during the last 11 months and there seems to be a silent continuing interest in what is happening at the Gnadenhutten Historical Park & Museum.

I have not been able to spend as much time as I would have liked on this project as life has a way of getting in the way!  A little over $1.000.00 has been contributed to the Cross Fund and we are approaching the amount needed to at least begin construction of the cross and foundation.  Many thanks to those who have contributed from this site and to those who may yet contribute.

For those not familiar with the story, we are attempting to raise money to erect a large wooden cross near the burial mound of the 96 Christian Indian Martyrs that were massacred on March 8th, 1782.  We would also like to erect a wrought iron fence around the mound itself designing in a respectable space from the mound for sidewalks and parking.  A second wrought iron fence would surround the two cabins where the massacre took place also enclosing the 37 foot tall obelisk erected  by the townspeople in their memory.

I expect a small gathering made up of the same people that met last year and promised to meet again this year.  In addition will be members of the Ohio History Connection (OHC), formerly Ohio Historical Society, that have shown an interest in the site and would like to help in any way they can to preserve and promote the Historical Park & Museum.  Stacey Halfmoon, Director of American Indian Relations at the OHC will be at the park on March 8th to participate on a professional level as well as personal level as she is Caddo/Delaware & Choctaw and has recently visited the park with members of the Delaware Tribe in Oklahoma.  Stacey was formerly the Director of Community Outreach and Museum Programs for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City.

The tentative agenda looks like this:

     Introductions at 10 am
     Gather at the burial mound for prayer and blessings.   
     Walk through of Museum and Cabins where massacre took place
     Discussion of The Cross for Gnadenhutten Project and other Historical Park modifications being discussed.  Location will be at the Obelisk.
     General discussion/questions about site or massacre
     Next steps
     Adjourn

Any and all are welcome to attend and show the world, We Remember.

In the time preceding March 8th I will update this thread about any additions to the agenda.  Singers and drummers?  Ritual Fire lit at sunrise?

Again, all tax deductible donations can be sent to:

     Gnadenhutten Historical Society/Christian Cross Project
     c/o John Heil
     156 Spring St.
     Gnadenhutten, Ohio  44629

Once more for those who have not seen the video that tells the story in a nutshell, here is the link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yg0-ME6 … e=youtu.be The Moravian Delaware Indian Massacre at Gnadenhutten

Best,
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#94 Feb-28-2018 07:35:am

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Thank you for the information.

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#95 Mar-01-2018 02:00:pm

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tree hugger wrote:

Thank you for the information.

You're welcome. 

In the interest of keeping people posted that may want to attend the Remembrance at the Park on March 8th at 10 am here are the latest list of people that will be there.

An Amish group with connections to the Delaware has expressed a desire to attend and sing an appropriate hymn for the occasion at the burial mound during the blessing.

County Commissioners and members of the Tuscarawas Convention Bureau have also said they will attend to see what is happening with the Historical Park and Museum.

More importantly, we are approaching the local high school, about a block away, to release the American History class and any other students that would like to walk over and see the history of their village come alive.  Hopefully, many will be able to attend and hear the story of the event that marks the day and hear of the plans for the future of their park.

All are welcome.  Make plans to attend and with us... Remember.


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#96 Mar-02-2018 09:07:am

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Ceremony to Remember massacre schedule in Gnadenhutten

By Cindy Davis
TimesReporter.com correspondent
Posted Mar 1, 2018 at 11:43 AM

http://www.timesreporter.com/news/20180 … adenhutten

GNADENHUTTEN Many from the area will be commemorating the 236th anniversary of the Gnadenhutten Massacre of the Moravian Delaware Indians at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday. All are invited to attend.

Speakers will include Darrell Johnson, pastor of the Gnadenhutten Moravian Church, Gerard Heath, a representative and descendant of the massacre victims and Stacey Halfmoon, who works for the Oklahoma Bureau of Indian Affairs and also works with the Ohio Historical Connection. Curator for the Museum Grounds, John Heil will also be in attendance.

Also invited are the Tuscarawas County Commissioners and the Tuscarawas County Visitors Bureau, among others. Heil estimates that the event will last about an hour where they will gather around the burial mound for prayer and blessings and then tour the museum and cabins where the massacre took place.

“We will discuss the Cross for the Christian Cross Project and other Historical Park modifications, which will take place at the obelisk that Heath’s ancestor dedicated," Heil explained. “Also coming will be the Woodworkers of Central Ohio, who will be fabricating the cross."

Heil noted that the organization has received between $4-5,000 in donations towards improvements that along with the cross include the enlargement of the area around the burial mound and the addition of wrought iron fencing to two areas. The total cost of all projects is estimated to be between $30,000 to $35,000.

Donations can be sent to: The Gnadenhutten Historical Society-Christian Cross Project, c/o John Heil, 156 Spring St., Gnadenhutten, OH, 44629. For more information, contact Heil at 330-691-1474.
“On May 26 and 27, we will be holding our combined Gnadenhutten Days and Delaware Days, where will will have speakers from the Delaware Nation telling their history," said Heil. “This will also mark the opening of the grounds for this year."

Heil added that any group can call and make an appointment to tour the grounds at any time.

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Sschkaak, thank you for posting the article by Cindy Davis at the Times Reporter, because of the article we had many more people attending the event than last year.

For those interested, I will try to summarize the events of the day.  I say try because a lot happened and it will take me days to sort it all out and attempt to take the next steps in the installation of a cross at the burial mound and other modifications to the park.

It was the best of times, and it was the worst of times.  I was very happy to see the turnout, but sad to see not one reporter or photographer to tell the story of the wonderful things that took place yesterday.  In the eyes of the world, it never happened.

The day started with my arrival at the park just before sunrise for some private time at the burial mound.  I was joined later by John Heil, curator of the park and museum.  As we speculated whether or not we would have more people than last year, I looked over his shoulder to see a group of high school students, led by their teacher, come around the corner of the museum headed toward us.  The teacher introduced himself and said his class had read about the event and because they were only one block away they decided to come over.  I had a few prepared remarks ready to say to a few people but now I had 30 students looking at me and I could not resist the opportunity.  I asked the kids if they wanted a quick history lesson and they enthusiastically said yes.  So we all circled the burial mound and a quick history lesson was given.  We spoke at length about the massacre that took place 236 years ago that morning and what our intentions are in reordering the park.  After about 45 minutes of discussion they had to go back to class.  I told the teacher that there were formal ceremonies taking place at 10 am and they are welcome to come back and participate.  They did, and they brought more teachers and more students.  That is  one group.

The second group that stood out, as a group, was made up of local Lenape people with connections to the Delaware Nation in Oklahoma and the Delaware Nation at Moraviantown.  To a person, they were pleased at the outpouring of affection by all those who attended and prayed at the burial mound.  Because of different times of arrival, three different times we circled the mound, two deep, to pray and remember.  After the prayer, a flutist played Amazing Grace at the mound and it is difficult to describe the feelings that ran through the crowd.  To this group I will add all the local pastors that attended.  Darrell Johnson, pastor of the John Heckwelder Moravian Church in Gnadenhutten led the prayers along with two or three other pastors. Some I knew, some I didn't, but the thoughtful and heartfelt prayers offered by them were appreciated by all.

The third group among this eclectic gathering I would classify as the movers and shakers that are going to join forces and actually make things happen.  This group stayed behind for a private meeting in the museum.  It was made up of Stacey Halfmoon from the Ohio Historical Connection and the people she brought from her office, other county commissioners, members of the visitors bureau, and the Gnadenhutten Historical Society.  The most intriguing part of this group was that they all have grant writing experience and they agreed to mentor us through the process of government grant writing which is where most of the money will come from for the long range plans for the park.  Stacey immediately agreed that the $5k we have raised so far could be doubled with a matching grant from the Historical Connection (formerly Ohio Historical Society), and we were off and running.  We brainstormed for about an hour and every one had ideas how to approach their respective organizations on behalf of the Gnadenhutten Historical Park & Museum.  The ideas were flowing freely and at the end, all agreed to continue to work together and form an email group to begin working.

It was a very gratifying experience to participate in this event, at this sacred place, with so many people.  I want to thank everyone for coming and participating and committing to continue working together.

In the coming days I may add some interesting stories that took place during the event but this is the basics of our Remembrance at the Park on March 8th 2018.


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#98 Mar-09-2018 02:24:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Anushiik, Newallike!  That was a great report!  I'm only sorry I couldn't have been there, myself.

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#99 Mar-09-2018 03:30:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

sschkaak wrote:

Anushiik, Newallike!  That was a great report!  I'm only sorry I couldn't have been there, myself.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=8e66f75a8a&view=att&th=1620b1c4fcf67e1f&attid=0.0&disp=safe&zw
Sorry this pic is so large, couldn't figure out how to reduce it but thought you may like to see a pic just after sunrise.


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#100 Mar-09-2018 06:17:pm

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Re: Newcomb: Something missing from PBS's "Tecumseh's Vision"

Can't see anything and the link doesn't work for me.  Most of us used to use Photobucket, but they've really screwed us, lately--charging crazy prices for what used to be free of charge.  Anyway, I've started using Flickr and posting their links to pictures.  I don't know how to embed them in a post, here.

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