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Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected

 
 
Fort Huntington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
1. Fort Huntington Marker
Inscription.  
Near this site
Fort Huntington was erected
by Captain Stanton Sholes' Company
May, 1813.

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 CastlesWar 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. It is in Downtown. Marker is on Lakeside Avenue near West 3rd Street. Marker is located
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in Fort Huntington Park. 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); Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (a few steps from this marker); John T. Corrigan (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Huntington (a few steps from this marker); 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); War Savings Stamps (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Fort Huntington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Fort Huntington Marker
Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 1, 2022
3. Near this site Fort Huntington was Erected Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,154 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 3, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.

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