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Fort Jefferson in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Jefferson

 
 
Fort Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Fort Jefferson Marker
Inscription.
Built by the Army of
General Arthur St. Clair
in October 1791
and used as a military post
during the campaigns against
the North-Western Indian tribes
MCMVII

 
Erected 1907.
 
Location. 40° 1.546′ N, 84° 39.401′ W. Marker is in Fort Jefferson, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker can be reached from Weavers-Fort Jefferson Road 0.1 miles west of Ohio Route 121, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. This historic marker is located in the state park maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. It is attached to the stacked stone memorial that is featured in this park. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville OH 45331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair's Defeat (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Studabaker School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Black (approx. 4.7 miles away); Tecumseh / Shawnee Prophet's Town
Fort Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Fort Jefferson Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to the state memorial monument.
(approx. 5.1 miles away); In Memory of Major John Mills (approx. 5.1 miles away); Signing of the Treaty of Greene Ville (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Jefferson.
 
More about this marker. To get to this historic marker take State Route 121 to Fort Jefferson, Ohio, and turn west onto Weavers-Fort Jefferson Road and travel one block (less than 0.1 mile). The state park that is situated on the site of Fort Jefferson will be on your left and the historic marker is featured at the top of the hill in the center of the park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Jefferson. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Fort Jefferson. This web link was both published and made available by the, "Ohio Historic Society." (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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