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

Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
1. Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour Marker
Inscription.  
• Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour! The tour is approximately 1.5 miles and will help you understand the Battle of the Wabash (1791) and the Battle of Fort Recovery (1794). Tours are self-guided. For additional information on the battles, please visit the Fort Recovery Museum.

• The Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour highlights 15 wayside exhibits. Existing interpretive signage and historical sites are also included on the tour.

• Special Regulations: This is a historic battlefield site. No digging or metal detecting is allowed without landowner permission.

• For your safety and enjoyment: The walking tour weaves through the community. Please watch for traffic and obey all traffic laws.
 
Erected by National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program and the State of Ohio. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 40° 24.825′ N, 84° 46.822′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is on Fort Site Street south of West Boundary Street
Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
2. Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour Marker
Close-up view of the map that is displayed on this marker showing the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour and the location of the 15 wayside exhibits.
, on the right when traveling south. This marker is situated just off the western side of the roadway, at the southeast corner of the Fort Recovery Museum building. 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 Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greeneville (here, next to this marker); The Franke Historical Walkway (a few steps from this marker); St. Clair’s Defeat / Wayne’s Victory (a few steps from this marker); Prologue to 1791 (a few steps from this marker); Sha'anoe Warrior Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); VanTrees Donation (within shouting distance of this marker); The Greeneville Treaty Boundary Line (within shouting distance of this marker); The Role of Women in the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
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Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
3. Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour Marker
A distant view of the marker, situated just to the left of the front entrance to the Fort Recovery Museum, at the southeast corner of the museum building.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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