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

Site of Fort Sackville

 
 
Site of Fort Sackville Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
1. Site of Fort Sackville Marker
Inscription.

Captured by Col. Geo. Rogers Clark from the British, Feb. 25, 1779. Resulting in the U.S. acquiring the Great Northwest Territory embracing the states of Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

 
Location. 38° 40.769′ N, 87° 32.13′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Click for map. Marker is adjacent to the George Rogers Clark Memorial at George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, 401 South 2nd Street. 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 George Rogers Clark Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sackville in 1779 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (about 500 feet away); Site of Ferry Landing (about 600 feet away); U.S.S. Vincennes (about 600 feet away); Vincennes (about 700 feet away); Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (about 700 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (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.)
Site of Fort Sackville Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
2. Site of Fort Sackville Marker
Wabash River in background

2. About George Rogers Clark. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 303 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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