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In the News (Tue 21 May 19)

  
  Weyapiersenwah
Blue Jacket was a leader of the Shawnee Indians.
Blue Jacket emerged as a powerful leader of the Shawnees during Lord Dunmore's War in 1774.
Blue Jacket's wife, Margaret Moore, was a white woman and a Shawnee captive.
www.ohiohistorycentral.org /entry.php?rec=43   (776 words)

  
  Blue Jacket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1877, decades after his death, a story was published claiming that Blue Jacket was in fact a white man named Marmaduke Van Swearingen, who had been captured and adopted by the Shawnee around the time of the American Revolutionary War.
In 2000, DNA testing of the descendants of Blue Jacket and Van Swearingen gave additional support to the argument that Blue Jacket was not Van Swearingen.
Blue Jacket's army was defeated, and he was compelled to sign the Treaty of Greenville on August 3, 1795, ceding much of present-day Ohio to the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blue_Jacket   (632 words)

  
 Blue Jacket wasn't white man, DNA suggests
Blue Jacket descendants herald the news as a breakthrough.
Blue Jacket and other descendants plan on using the new DNA evidence to try to force changes in works that perpetuate the Blue-Jacket-as-white-man story.
According to the book, Blue Jacket was the son of white settlers who was adopted by the Shawnee when a hunting party came upon the 17-year-old boy in a West Virginia woods in 1771.
enquirer.com /editions/2000/06/26/loc_blue_jacket_wasnt.html   (786 words)

  
 Blue Jacket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Blue Jacket (native name Weyapiersenwah, c.1745–c.1810) was a war chief of the Shawnee (A member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river) people, known for his militant defense of Shawnee lands in the Ohio Country (additional info and facts about Ohio Country).
In 1877, decades after his death, a story was published claiming that Blue Jacket was in fact a white man named Marmaduke Van Swearingen, who had been captured and adopted by the Shawnee around the time of the American Revolutionary War (The revolution of the American colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783).
Blue Jacket's army was defeated, and he was compelled to sign the Treaty of Greenville (additional info and facts about Treaty of Greenville) on August 3, 1795, ceding much of present-day Ohio to the United States.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bl/blue_jacket.htm   (594 words)

  
 Blue Jacket (Shawnee); shelby county ohio historical society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Blue Jacket was born around 1745, but it is not known where as there is no record of him until around the 1790s.
The Indian defeat ended in the signing of the Treaty of Greene Ville where Blue Jacket was a signatory.
Hill sights an unknown source that indicated that one of the school’s scholars at that time was George Blue Jacket, son of the Shawnee Chief Blue Jacket.
www.shelbycountyhistory.org /schs/indians/bluejacket.htm   (358 words)

  
 ERBzine 0788: Gilbert Cover Gallery II - Pt. 9
Jacket with some fading to the spin, chip at foot and slight wear at head, verso tape repairs at those places; volume with a little rubbing to spine ends, light offset to endpapers, near fine in very good to nearly fine jacket.
The regular state of the jacket with some darkening to the spine, worn at ends, tape repairs on verso, some wear to the top panel edges, else near fine; the promotional jacket is fine, unblemished; volume spine ends a little darkened with some wear, light offset to the endpapers, else near fine.
The original dust jacket is laminated, as issued, and the lamination has bubbled a bit on the rear panel, the spine is a little faded with minor wear at ends; the volume is fine and bright, in very good or better jacket.
www.angelfire.com /trek/erbzine/erbz788.html   (1795 words)

  
 Ohio Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Blue Jacket was a famous Shawnee leader who fought long and hard against white expansion.
Blue Jacket led Native Americans at the Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794 against General Anthony Wayne's forces.
It was a major defeat for Blue Jacket, resulting, ultimately, in the Treaty of Greenville (1795) which turned over half of Ohio to the Americans.
ohiobio.org /bluejacket.htm   (94 words)

  
 Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society: Blue Jacket: Warrior of the Shawnees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Part of the reason for the neglect of Blue jacket in the historiography of the period can be attributed to the mistaken belief that the Miami chief Little Turtle was the preeminent leader of the Northern coalition.
The mystery that is Blue Jacket appears in its starkest form in his relationship to the Shawnee Prophet.
Blue Jacket, after making peace with the United States in 1795, prospered as a trader, lived in a comfortable Euro-American style house, enjoyed drinking, and had a white wife.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3945/is_200107/ai_n8974415   (1108 words)

  
 Blue Jacket/Wehyehpiherhsehnwah
Blue Jacket first became known to the settlers in 1778.
In 1788, Blue Jacket was captured by white settlers.
Blue Jacket became the leader of the Indians who fought against General Wayne.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/bluejacket.htm   (461 words)

  
 Blue Jacket wasn't white man, DNA suggests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Blue Jacket descendants herald the news as a breakthrough.
Blue Jacket and other descendants plan on using the new DNA evidence to try to force changes in works that perpetuate the Blue-Jacket-as-white-man story.
According to the book, Blue Jacket was the son of white settlers who was adopted by the Shawnee when a hunting party came upon the 17-year-old boy in a West Virginia woods in 1771.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2000/06/26/loc_blue_jacket_wasnt.html   (786 words)

  
 US America Clipper Ship Museum, Blue Jacket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Blue Jacket on her arrival was bought by James John Frost, of London, and put on the berth for Melbourne as one of the Fox Line of packets, the other two being owned by the White Star Line.
She had the usual accomodation arrangements, two points only being perhaps worth noting; the first was a line of plate glass portholes running the length of her 'tween decks, and the second was an iron water tank to hold 7000 gallons.
Blue Jacket sailed for Melbourne on 6th March, 1855, in charge of Captain Underwood, and made a magnificent run out of 69 days.
www.globalindex.com /clippers/museum/bljacket.htm   (233 words)

  
 HISTORY
Blue Jacket's specific adopted tribe was the Kispokotha tribe.
Blue Jacket flourished within the Shawnee nation, contributing in the councils and war campaigns from the beginning of his tribal occupancy.
This was Blue Jacket's cousin, a captain of the American forces, according to Lola Van Swearingen.
www.scripps.ohiou.edu /seo/winter96/bluejckt.htm   (1386 words)

  
 Blue Jacket gets new leadership - 2005-05-23 - Dayton Business Journal
Blue Jacket has an annual budget near $1 million and Sparrow is looking for ways to keep the budget tight and donors keen on giving.
Rob Campbell, a former Blue Jacket actor and designer, left a job with the Goodman Theater in Chicago, one of the top theaters in the country, to return to Blue Jacket.
Former Blue Jacket cast members have appeared in major Hollywood films such as "Barbershop 2," "The Patriot" and "Sweet Home Alabama." Also, she said outdoor drama is pure theater with its roots dating to the days of Greek theater.
www.bizjournals.com /dayton/stories/2005/05/23/story4.html?t=printable   (867 words)

  
 Blue Jacket Search Result | BobVila.com
Baby is dressed in blue turtleneck, blue snow pants, trimmed with blue snow print, blue boots trimmed in "fur", blue mittens trimmed in "fur", Reversible bl...
The ISBN for Blue Jacket is 1-931672-18-0 and the ISBN for Da...
This jacket is a must for the vintage collector, from the first line of crested jackets; please...
www.bobvila.com /Search/?q=Blue+Jacket&catsearch=c&pri=3   (509 words)

  
 IZOD LACOSTE NAVY BLUE JACKET LARGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jacket has no defined shoulder seam so this sleeve measurement starts at the collar.
This super sharp looking jacket is a dark navy blue in color.
Is not a royal blue, like shown in the photos.
www.vintagetreasuresgalore.com /IZOD_LACOSTE/IZOD_COATS/ilcoat-1_1.html   (267 words)

  
 Ohio: Blue Jacket Outdoor Drama (Community Roots: Local Legacies - Library of Congress)
An outdoor drama in Xenia, Ohio, which presents the Ohio Valley, specifically the Greene County, Ohio, area as it was in the late 1700s and the struggle between the advancing frontiersmen and the Indians who fought to retain their homeland through the portrayal of the life of the Shawnee War Chief, Blue Jacket.
In the drama, Blue Jacket lived his life as a Shawnee, and was ultimately named War Chief of the Shawnee Nation.
It was during these turbulent years that Blue Jacket became a respected Shawnee warrior and eventually the War Chief of the Shawnee Nation.
lcweb2.loc.gov /cocoon/legacies/OH/200003414.html   (370 words)

  
 Titanic Ships: the other ships of the Titanic story: Part 17: Blue Jacket
By 26 March when Blue Jacket was at 43 degrees 12” N, 45 degrees 14”W, she was stopped and became completely surrounded by ice, which stove in her hull.
Despite the cargo being jettisoned, her pumps could not handle the incoming water and for the next five days the vessel was in danger of sinking.
As he left his foundering vessel, Blue Jacket’s captain set it afire to prevent it from becoming a navigational hazard.
www.encyclopedia-titanica.org /item/4370   (236 words)

  
 Blue Jacket - Nevada Ghost Town
Blue Jacket Canyon was the site of the most successful mine in the area only three miles north of Aura.
Blythe died in 1879 and from that time forward the property had a number of different owners and legal problems that eventually led to the mine’s closing in the early 1900s.
But Blue Jacket Canyon is home to several other mining sites that make it one of the more fascinating places to visit in Elko County.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/nv/bluejacket.htm   (121 words)

  
 Vintage 1960s Red White & Blue Dress & Jacket by Jane Andre California
Jacket has four unusual buttons down the center front and side flap pockets.
Navy blue grossgrain ribbon edging on the collar of the jacket and on the dress across the top of the bodice.
Jacket and dress are fully lined in white rayon fabric.
www.memphisvintage.com /rwbensemble.html   (143 words)

  
 Blue Jacket Inc. | A Nonprofit Program Supporting the Social Enterprise Movement.
Blue Jacket, Inc. was created in July, 2003 to help reduce crime in Allen County, and doing this by training and transitionally hiring adult ex-offenders.
The mission of Blue Jacket, Inc. is to provide ex-offenders with the tools and opportunities to be productive members of society.
Training initiatives were tried and tested while under the guise of Allen County Community Corrections, Blue Jacket’s parent organization, now in operation at Blue Jacket, Inc under the direction of a completely independent and autonomous nonprofit board of directors.
www.bluejacketinc.org   (128 words)

  
 Pa Freemason August 00 - Blue Jacket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The new blue Grand Master's jacket was introduced by R.W. Grand Master Robert L. Dluge, Jr., during an anniversary celebration at Temple Lodge No. 248, Tunkhannock.
The jacket, in the color of the Blue Lodge, is now being awarded for first-line petition signers instead of the purple jackets that had been awarded for four years.
Verification of the first-line signing of a petition must be given by the signer's lodge Secretary and forwarded by the Secretary to the Grand Lodge Office of Masonic Education.
www.pagrandlodge.org /freemason/0800/blue.html   (184 words)

  
 Features of Winter 2004
He was thin as a reed; his famed blue jacket hung loosely on his slender frame.
The day before he left, he received a package from his mother; it contained the blue jacket for which he was famed throughout the Farm.
The style was old-fashioned; the jacket was very wide down to the waist, and the stitches were uneven since his mother had poor eyesight.
www.persimmon-mag.com /winter2004/feature3.htm   (1544 words)

  
 Misc. Non Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jacket shows some edgewear with a few small closed tears, creased on inner flap, rubbed, in mylar jacket.
Blue cloth boards clean with tight binding, edgewear to dj with one-inch closed tear rear top, in mylar jacket, a nice copy.
Blue wraps with b/w photo pastedown on front cover, edgeworn with small tearing head of spine.
www.mccormickbooks.com /miscnon.html   (13159 words)

  
 Blue Jean Jacket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
One item of evidence he didn’t mention was a blue jean jacket in Nicole’s kitchen.
If the Iago hypothesis is correct, that’s all the killer had to know to see that planting a similar jacket with distinctive blue-fl cotton fibers could have been a mistake.
That jacket was photographed so the police could determine exactly what he wore.
www.smartfellowspress.com /blue_jean_jacket.htm   (485 words)

  
 Blue Jacket Xenia, Ohio (Historical Reenactments)
Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution, Blue Jacket recounts the inspiring struggle for peace in Americas 18th century frontier, The Ohio Territory.
Recently listed #1 in America, Blue Jacket is a masterful combination of theatre, history and stunning athleticism.
Horses thunder across Blue Jacket's 3-acre stage during the exciting battle of Fort Boonesboro.
www.ohwy.com /oh/b/bluejack.htm   (199 words)

  
 superfuture® :: supertalk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The blue is a very dark, navy blue (almost a midnight blue) and the fl is...well, you know what a fl leather jacket looks like.
I love them both and quite liked the fact that the blue is a little different - we ALL have a fl leather jacket lurking somewhere...But then I tried the fl one on too and it did look good.
I also think the blue jacket would be such a strong piece that it would tend to overpower most things you would wear with it, and become the center of attention.
superfuture.com /city/supertalk/index.cfm?page=topic&topicID=6611   (411 words)

  
 Blue Jacket - University of Nebraska Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Sugden presents a clear, sensitive portrayal of Blue Jacket, his followers, and his allies in an era of extraordinary turmoil.
He establishes Blue Jacket as a war leader of first importance and as a precursor to his more famous successor [Tecumseh].
Blue Jacket was an astute strategist and diplomat who, though courted by American and British leaders, remained a staunch defender of the Shawnees’ independence and territory.
www.nebraskapress.unl.edu /bookinfo/3926.html   (341 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Campbell, cool in blue, eyes green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
ORLANDO — The sleeves were a little long, but the blue jacket Chad Campbell wore after winning the Bay Hill Invitational on Sunday looked good to him.
The blue jacket he got from the people at Bay Hill was a loaner, possibly belonging to the another winner of the tournament from years past.
Next year Chad will have his own blue jacket, and it will be custom fitted, made by the same company that makes green jackets for Augusta National.
www.usatoday.com /sports/golf/pga/2004-03-22-campbell-coat_x.htm   (905 words)

  
 Blue Jacket Drama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He visited Blue Jacket's Town, now present day Bellefontaine, OH and traveled to Oklahoma to visit with Blue Jacket's direct descendant, Don Bluejacket as well as other members of the Shawnee tribe.
One of the most obvious differences in the works concerns the first wife of Blue Jacket named Margaret "Peggy" Moore and his two children by her: Nancy and Joseph.
Another author, John Bennett, wrote Blue Jacket: War Chief of the Shawnees, printed by the Ross County Historical Press in 1943 and refers also to Margaret Moore and her children, Nancy and Joseph.
www.bluejacketdrama.com /history/blueJacket/index.asp   (836 words)

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