Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected
Fort Huntington was erected
by Captain Stanton Sholes' Company
On June 19, 1813, a part of the British flee appeared off the fort but was driven away by a storm and no attack made. General William Henry Harrison and staff inspected the fort July, 1813.
Erected by the National Society, United States Daugthers of 1812, Commodore Perry Chapter, Cleveland, O.
Marked on the 125th anniversary of the founding of Cleveland, A.D. 1921.
Hon. W.S. Fitzgerald, Mayor
Erected 1921 by National Society, United States Daugthers of 1812, Commodore Perry Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1813.
Location. 41° 30.146′ N, 81° 41.892′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Lakeside Avenue near West 3rd Street. Marker is located in Fort Huntington Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Com. Oliver Hazard Perry (a few steps from this marker); John T. Corrigan (a few steps from this marker); Dear General, We have met the enemy and they are ours (within shouting distance of this marker); Navy Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Terry v. Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burnham Mall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Enlightening the World (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Stone Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.