Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Howard Stockade
853 feet north 45 degrees, 7 minutes east, from this tablet, stands a flag pole, marking the southeast corner of the stockade of Fort Howard; occupied by United States troops August 1816, and almost continuously until 1852. On this site also stood the French fort, St. Francis, built prior to 1718, and rebuilt by the British in 1761, as Fort Edward Augustus.
Erected 1909 by Green Bay Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 44° 31.122′ N, 88° 1.033′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is on Dousman Street (Business Route 29) 0.2 miles from North Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zachary Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Packers Heritage Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexis De Tocqueville (about 300 feet away); Chicago & North Western DepotDowntown Green Bay (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Fort Howard Story (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Green Bay Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Hinkle Tugs at a Young Boy's Heartstrings (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
Also see . . . History of Green Bay. In 1816 Americans built Fort Howard. Some buildings have been restored and moved to Heritage Hill, a Wisconsin State Museum. (Submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,546 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2017, by Daniel E Hunt of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.