Wilkesville in Vinton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Henry Duc and the Defenders of Our Country
Founder of Wilkesville
June 10, 1810
Born in France
Departed his life June 21, 1827
Came to America an officer
in the French Fleet
To the Memory
Who departed this life
June 27, 1827 aged 64 years
He was born in France, came
to America, an officer in the
French fleet, was the founder
of this town June 10, 1810.
It is to him that this tablet
June 10, 1935
June 10, 1935
Location. 39° 4.563′ N, 82° 19.679′ W. Marker is in Wilkesville, Ohio, in Vinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Ohio Route 124) and High Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Memorial is in the town park. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesville OH 45695, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Raid in Vinton County (within shouting distance of this marker); Ewington Academy Morgan's Raid (approx. 6.9 miles away); Stockyard (approx. 7.1 miles away); Stock Shed (approx. 7.1 miles away); Scales (approx. 7.1 miles away); Buckeye Furnace (approx. 7.2 miles away); Hanging Rock Region (approx. 7.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Official Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Ohio (1929). (Submitted on February 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Early History and War Record of Wilkesville and Salem (1874). (Submitted on February 21, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers •
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