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

The George Rogers Clark Memorial

 
 
The George Rogers Clark Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
1. The George Rogers Clark Memorial
Inscription.

George Rogers Clark
and the Frontiersmen
of the American Revolution
The Conquest of the West
[around memorial frieze]

The site of
Fort Sackville
Captured from the British
by George Rogers Clark
and his Heroic Comrades
February 25, 1779

 
Erected 1931 by United States of America on Land Provided by the State of Indiana, the County of Knox, the City of Vincennes.
 
Location. 38° 40.751′ N, 87° 32.137′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Vigo Street (Indiana Route 441) west of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 South 2nd Street, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Fort Sackville (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sackville in 1779 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (about 400 feet away); Site of Ferry Landing (about 700 feet away); U.S.S. Vincennes (about 700 feet
The Site of Fort Sackville image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
2. The Site of Fort Sackville
On Geo Rogers Clark Memorial Base, Flanking NE Entry Steps
away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Vincennes (about 700 feet away); Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About George Rogers Clark. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Rogers Clark Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 1, 2012
3. George Rogers Clark Memorial Dedication
George Rogers Clark Memorial and National Historical Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
4. George Rogers Clark Memorial and National Historical Park
George Rogers Clark Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
5. George Rogers Clark Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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