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Hull's Headquarters

 
 
Hull's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
1. Hull's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Here, Gen. William Hull largely recruited his army for his campaign against the British at Detroit, in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1930 by Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission. (Marker Number C22.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 6.933′ N, 83° 45.09′ W. Marker is in Urbana, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 68) and Fyffe Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is on island between Main Street, Fyffe Street, and Laurel Oak Street, just north of railroad grade crossing. Marker is in this post office area: Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Lincolnís Funeral Train in Urbana (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Council of 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harmony Lodge No. 8 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 0.4 miles away); Champaign County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); This tablet mark's the Site of Doolittle's Tavern
Hull's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2008
2. Hull's Headquarters Marker
Looking northeast toward Main Street, with Fyffe Street in immediate foreground, and Laurel Oak Street on left.
(approx. half a mile away); Simon Kenton (approx. half a mile away); Champaign County Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Urbana.
 
Regarding Hull's Headquarters. General Hull surrendered Detroit, without a shot, to a small British force under Sir Isaac Brock. For his actions, General Hull was court martialled and sentenced to death by firing squad, but President James Madison pardoned him.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Portrait and brief biography of General William Hull, 1753-1825. (Submitted on November 27, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Hull's Road. This is a link to information provided by Ohio History Central, an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on November 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail System. A description of the Revolutionary Memorial Trail System developed by the state of Ohio in 1929 - 1930. (Submitted on November 17, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the MidPointe Library System (www.MidPointeLibrary.org)
3. Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map
A view of an original Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail Map, from 1930. For a better view double click on this picture.
 

4. Cartographic Map of the (Western) Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail, 1930. This is a link to information provided by the Midpointe Library System. Middletown, Trenton, West Chester, Ohio (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. 1931 'Biennium Report of the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission'. This is a link to information provided by the Ohio War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission's website, regarding the Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Commission's military trails system and trail markers. (Submitted on March 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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