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Near Eaton in Preble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial

 
 
Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1. Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Erected October 1922
by
Wm. H. Ortt.

Sacred to the memory of the soldiers who fought and died in the battle with the Indians at
Fort Saint Clair
November 6 1792.
Wilcox

 
Erected 1922 by William H. Ortt.
 
Location. 39° 44.255′ N, 84° 39.314′ W. Marker is near Eaton, Ohio, in Preble County. Memorial is in Fort St. Clair Park, 395 Camden Road (Ohio Route 355), near the Whispering Oak. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eaton OH 45320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Whispering Oak (a few steps from this marker); Physicians in the Indian Wars / Roster of Physicians in the Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Preble County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort St. Clair (about 300 feet away, measured
Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 12, 2019
2. Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial
View of the plaque affixed to the side of a boulder.
in a direct line); Mary Lander (about 500 feet away); Ortt's Preble County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mound Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eaton.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
3. Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial
The Whispering Oak is to the right and the Physicians in the Indian Wars marker is to far right.
Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. Wesley Baker, June 3, 2016
4. Ortt Fort Saint Clair Memorial
The boulder with the marker is behind the fenced-in graveyard.
Fort St. Clair Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
5. Fort St. Clair Park Entrance
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,852 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 8, 2018, by J. Wesley Baker of Springfield, Ohio.   5. submitted on May 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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