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For Immediate Release
Thursday, June 29, 2023

Town of Tecumseh to Host Dedication Ceremony for New Sculpture

Tecumseh, ON –  The Town of Tecumseh invites you to the dedication ceremony for the sculpture of Chief Tecumseh at Lakewood Park North at the beach on Monday, July 3.

The sculpture was carved by local artist Heather Mallaby and sponsored by the Windsor-Essex Community Foundation as a community legacy project in celebration of their 40th anniversary.  A direct descendant of Chief Tecumseh, Patricia Shawnoo and members of the Tecumtha Ogitchada Society, will be in attendance for traditional singing and drumming and a ceremonial gift exchange.

 “We are excited to add a historically significant piece of art to Lakewood Park to honour our namesake,” said Mayor Gary McNamara. “We hope to see members of the public come out to witness the dedication!”

Date: Monday, July 3 

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM  

Location: Lakewood Park North (Beach), 13400 Riverside Dr E 


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Mackenzie Vandenberg

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519-735-2184, ext. 136