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Near Fredericktown in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Greenville Treaty Line

Originated 1797

 
 
Greenville Treaty Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 29, 2009
1. Greenville Treaty Line Marker
Inscription. This starred line marks the crossing in Knox County of the Greenville Treaty Line as surveyed by Israel Ludlow between 1797 and 1799; that part running from near Fort Laurens in the eastern part of the state, to a point near Fort Recovery, thence southwesterly to a point on the Ohio River opposite the mouth of the Kentucky River.

The Greenville Treaty was signed August 3, 1795, and by the terms of the Treaty the Indian tribes gave up their claims to the lands to the south and east of this line.
 
Erected 2008 by Bicentennial Commission of Knox County.
 
Location. 40° 31.964′ N, 82° 32.642′ W. Marker is near Fredericktown, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is on Yankee Street east of Ohio Route 13, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericktown OH 43019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Greenville Treaty Line (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chesterville Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Mt. Vernon (approx. 9.2 miles away); Vallandigham's Speech, 1863 (approx.
Greenville Treaty Line Marker and the land to the east of it image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 29, 2009
2. Greenville Treaty Line Marker and the land to the east of it
10.1 miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 10.1 miles away); Mary Ann Ball (approx. 10.1 miles away); Knox County Veterans Walk of Honor (approx. 10.1 miles away); Johnny Appleseed's Early Landholdings (approx. 10.4 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Greenville Treaty Line - Markers already in HMDB::. (Submitted on September 24, 2014.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,952 times since then and 151 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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