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Covington in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Rowdy

 
 
Fort Rowdy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 4, 2021
1. Fort Rowdy Marker
Inscription.  In 1793, General “Mad” Anthony Wayne consteucted Fort Rowdy. The fort encompassed from here south to Wright Street and west to the Stillwater River. The fort was abandoned after the signing of the Treaty of Greenville.
 
Erected 2021 by Covington-Newberry Historical Society; The Roy J. Weikert Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 40° 7.236′ N, 84° 21.286′ W. Marker is in Covington, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on North High Street (Ohio Route 41/48) just south of West Broadway Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker stands at the Covington VFW Memorial Post #4235. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 173 North High Street, Covington OH 45318, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Buchanan (here, next to this marker); Commemorating Passage of the Lincoln Funeral Train (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1856 (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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Covington Civil War Monument (approx. half a mile away); Michael Ingle (approx. half a mile away); Covington American Legion Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Covington Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Roll of Honor (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
 
Fort Rowdy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 4, 2021
2. Fort Rowdy Marker
Fort Rowdy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 4, 2021
3. Fort Rowdy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 213 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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