Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
of the Illinois Country
who in 1778 gained the allegiance
to the United States of the
French population of Vincennes
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 38° 40.751′ N, 87° 32.026′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on S 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of the Basilica of St Francis Xavier, next to George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Vincennes (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Memorial Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Rose ChapelInside the Memorial (about 300 feet away); Constructing a Legacy (about 300 feet away); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 30, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.