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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Home of Francis Vigo

 
 
Home of Francis Vigo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Home of Francis Vigo Marker
Inscription. Colonel Vigo built an elegant residence here in 1800. Vigo, a fur trader, helped George Rogers Clark in capturing Fort Sackville and winning the Northwest.
Governor William Henry Harrison lived here temporarily after first coming to Vincennes.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 40.833′ N, 87° 31.883′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on North 2nd Street north of Busseron Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Opera House (a few steps from this marker); State Bank of Indiana (a few steps from this marker); Ellis Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Vincennes in the American Revolution (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (about 500 feet away); Gold Star - - Honor Roll (about 500 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Vincennes (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Also see . . .
1. Official Web Site - - National Park Service::
Home of Francis Vigo Marker - - > > Above the Bench image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Home of Francis Vigo Marker - - > > Above the Bench
. Good outline of Francis Vigo - biography. . (Submitted on October 14, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Courtesy: "SAR Magazine" ::. Enjoyable read about George Rogers Clark and the Battle at Vincennes - Fort Sackville. (Submitted on October 14, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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Long View & a Sun-Rise - - Home of Francis Vigo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
3. Long View & a Sun-Rise - - Home of Francis Vigo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 826 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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