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Fort Recovery in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gen. Richard Butler

 
 
Gen. Richard Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Gen. Richard Butler Marker
Inscription.  
Gen. Richard Butler
was Killed by Indians

beneath a tree which stood
on the site of this building
- - - in - - -
St. Clair's Defeat
November 4, 1791

 
Erected 1959 by Fort Recovery Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsWars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1986.
 
Location. 40° 24.8′ N, 84° 46.768′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Wayne Street and Butler Street on Wayne Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Recovery OH 45846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 109 North Wayne Street (a few steps from this marker); 101 North Wayne Street (a few steps from this marker); 114-116 North Wayne Street (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of the Wabash (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Fort Recovery (within
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shouting distance of this marker); The Role of Women in the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair’s Defeat (1791) / Wayne’s Victory (1794) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Fallen Timbers and the Treaty of Greeneville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Butler. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. St. Clair's Defeat. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Gen. Richard Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Gen. Richard Butler Marker
View of historical marker, situated in front of commercial building, in downtown Fort Recovery, Ohio.
Gen. Richard Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 28, 2023
3. Gen. Richard Butler Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,239 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 29, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 23, 2023