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Fort Recovery in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Native Cultures

 
 
Native cultures Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
1. Native cultures Marker
Inscription.  About 14,000 years ago, the last glacier receded from this area. Mastodons, mammoths, and giant beavers, roamed the region. The ancestors of American Indians arrived in Ohio during this time. These Paleoindians were hunters and gatherers. By 800 BC, the indigenous people had become farmers and were using pottery. With the arrival of Europeans in eastern North American, native cultures were devastated by disease and warfare.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative AmericansPaleontology.
 
Location. 40° 24.84′ N, 84° 46.861′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is on Fort Site Street south of West Boundary Street, on the right when traveling south. This marker is located along the "Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour." More specifically, it is situated along the walking path that is found behind the Fort Recovery Museum, in the park that is part of the state historic site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Fort Site Street, Fort Recovery OH 45846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Native cultures Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
2. Native cultures Marker
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of this marker. The Wabash (Ouabache) River (here, next to this marker); The Old Wabash River (here, next to this marker); On This Triangle of Land (a few steps from this marker); Battle of the Wabash (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Fort Recovery (a few steps from this marker); On Christmas Day 1793 (a few steps from this marker); The Greeneville Treaty Boundary Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Prologue to 1791 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
Native cultures Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
3. Native cultures Marker
View, looking east along the park walking path, of a pair of markers, with the featured marker being the farther of the two.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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May. 19, 2022