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

The Franke Historical Walkway

 
 
The Franke Historical Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
1. The Franke Historical Walkway Marker
Inscription.  
Given in memory of Herbert J. Franke, 1911-1988,
by his family and dedicated on July 25, 1993, this
walkway is designed to give visitors not only a
pleasant passage between Fort Recovery parks but
also to give them a brief overview of the significant
history of the immediate area.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 40° 24.823′ N, 84° 46.832′ 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. Prologue to 1791 (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greeneville (a few steps from this marker); Sha'anoe Warrior Monument
The Franke Historical Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
2. The Franke Historical Walkway Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour (a few steps from this marker); VanTrees Donation (a few steps from this marker); The Greeneville Treaty Boundary Line (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair’s Defeat / Wayne’s Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of the Wabash (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
The Franke Historical Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
3. The Franke Historical Walkway Marker
View of the marker looking west along the park walking path.
The Franke Historical Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
4. The Franke Historical Walkway Marker
View of the marker looking east along the park walking path, with a partial view of the south end of the Fort Recovery Museum, on the extreme left side of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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