Strange Prophecies Tecumseh World's Most Amazing Prophet
Tecumseh was a Native American leader, who tried to unite the
Native Americans to withstand the Europeans that were taking their land
and changing it.
Tecumseh ("Panther Across the Sky"), an Indian
messiah named after his birth sign--a great light which lit the skies
above the Colonies in 1768--and his brother Tenskwatawa ("Open Door")
formed what became known as Prophet's Town by the Wabash River in what
became Indiana in 1808.
Tecumseh is considered one of the founders of Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
many several predictions that may have been the most amazing ever made.
One was that he was stomp and this would shake the earth. One of the
world's most powerful earthquakes occurred at the time he predicted. He
also predictied the death of several American presidents.
the top of the cliff, where Tecumseh and his brother spoke to his
followers, a strange sound was heard. Was this an animal sound, or the
lingering spirit of a Native American?
More information about
Tecumseh, the history of Tippecanoe County, and John Purdue is given in
the new book, Uncle: My Journey With John Purdue.