The Ohio Connection
- Allan Eckert has lived in Ohio, on and off, for over 33 years and currently resides in Bellefontaine.
- His book, The Frontiersmen, was voted "favorite book about Ohio or an Ohioan.”
- Eckert tied for first place in the "Overall Favorite Ohio Writer of All Time."
- Adapted from The Frontiersmen, the outdoor drama TECUMSEH! has attracted millions to Chillicothe since 1978.
- Eckert attended the University of Dayton and The Ohio State University.