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Fort Zumwalt

 
 
Fort Zumwalt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 22, 2021
1. Fort Zumwalt Marker
Inscription.  300 yards south — built 1798 on Spanish grant. Homestead of Major Nathan Heald, Commander Fort Dearborn, War of 1812, and his wife Rebecca Wells from 1817 to 1853.
 
Erected 1929 by St. Louis, Pioneer, and Rebecca Wells Heald Chapters, National Society, U.S. Daughters of 1812 of Missouri.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 38° 47.95′ N, 90° 42.571′ W. Marker is in O'Fallon, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker is on Jessup Drive West just south of Veterans Memorial Parkway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8931 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, O Fallon MO 63366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Zumwalt Fun Facts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Zumwalt Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zumwalt's Fresh Water Spring (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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AH1G Cobra Gunship (approx. 0.9 miles away); City of O'Fallon, Missouri Veteran's Memorial Walk (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Ancient Earthen Burial Mounds of O'Fallon (approx. 1.8 miles away); Alien Designs or Native Handiwork? (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Ancient Cities and Earthen Mounds of O'Fallon (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in O'Fallon.
 
Fort Zumwalt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 22, 2021
2. Fort Zumwalt Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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