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Troy in Lincoln County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Woods Fort

 
 
Woods Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 28, 2014
1. Woods Fort Marker
Inscription.  
This marks the site of
Woods Fort
where the settlers gathered
for protection from the
Indians in the War of 1812.
It was the headquarters
of Lieut. (afterwords President)
Zachary Taylor.

 
Erected 1918 by Troy Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.695′ N, 90° 58.842′ W. Marker is in Troy, Missouri, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Boone Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. It is located in front of the Historic Woods Fort site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Main Street, Troy MO 63379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troy (a few steps from this marker); Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10687 Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Wentzville Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx.
Historic Woods Fort image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, July 12, 2019
2. Historic Woods Fort
13.3 miles away); Sanders Tavern - 1826 (approx. 14.7 miles away); Warren County All Veterans Memorial (approx. 14.7 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesGovernment & PoliticsNative AmericansWar of 1812
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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