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

On This Triangle of Land.

 
 
On This Triangle of Land. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
1. On This Triangle of Land. Marker
Inscription.  
On this triangle of land between the rivers, Indian
forces under Chiefs Little Turtle (Miami) and
Blue Jacket (Shawnee)surrounded and attacked
General Arthur St. Clair's troops on November 4,
1791. Of his 1,300 soldiers, well over half were
killed or wounded. It was the worst defeat ever
inflicted upon the U.S. Army. This battle had
worldwide repercussions and led to the first
Congressional investigation in the nation's history

 
Location. 40° 24.841′ N, 84° 46.867′ 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 of this marker. The Old Wabash River (here, next to this marker); The Wabash (Ouabache) River
On This Triangle of Land. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
2. On This Triangle of Land. Marker
(here, next to this marker); Native Cultures (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); Battle of the Wabash (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.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
On This Triangle of Land. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
3. On This Triangle of Land. Marker
View of the marker looking east along the park walking path, with a distant view of the backside of the Fort Recovery Museum in the background.
On This Triangle of Land. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
4. On This Triangle of Land. Marker
View of the marker looking west along the park walking path.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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