Castine in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Camp Maple Swamp
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
Location. 39° 55.912′ N, 84° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 North Main, Arcanum OH 45304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenmound Veterans Monument #2 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Greenmound Veterans Monument #3 (approx. 4.8 miles away); Greenmound Veterans Memorial #1 (approx. 4.8 miles away); New Madison American Legion Monument (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Black (approx. 5.1 miles away); Commemorating Passage of the Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 5.2 miles away); Welcome to the National Road (approx. 6 miles away); Fort Jefferson (approx. 6.7 miles away).
More about this marker. It is in front of the Castine Council House, which may have been the former Post Office. Marker was set in 1936 by Mrs. Grace M. Katzenberger of the Fort Greenville D.A.R., boulder was donated by Samuel Routzong. Marker appears to be a private project, and does not carry a D.A.R. insignia.
Regarding Camp Maple Swamp. This is one of the camp sites across western Ohio as Gen. St. Clair marched against Indian forces in 1791, only to be defeated at the site of Fort Recovery. Camp Mississineaw is further north, Fort Jefferson is 9 miles north and Fort Greenville is 13 miles north.
Additional keywords. Maj. Gen. Arthur St. Clair
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on July 9, 2018, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. 3. submitted on December 8, 2018, by J. Wesley Baker of Springfield, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.