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Fort Jefferson in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Underground Passage

Fort Jefferson

 
 
Underground Passage Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
1. Underground Passage Marker
Inscription.  Beneath this spot a wooden treaded stairway was discovered leading into a passageway to well or magazine pit 80 feet to southwest, the passageway was six feet deep, three feet wide and lined with posts and puncheons.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 40° 1.55′ N, 84° 39.367′ W. Marker is in Fort Jefferson, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker is on Weavers-Fort Jefferson Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville OH 45331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Jefferson / St. Clair’s Defeat (a few steps from this marker); Trench (a few steps from this marker); Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Well or Magazine Pit (within shouting distance of this marker); Excavation (within shouting distance of this marker); Firepit (within shouting distance of this marker); Ash Pit (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Jefferson.
 
Underground Passage Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
2. Underground Passage Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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