Near Pemberville in Wood County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
William Henry Harrison's Encampment
Erected 2003 by Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-87.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Native Americans • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, and the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series lists.
Location. 41° 24.175′ N, 83° 27.399′ W. Marker is near Pemberville, Ohio, in Wood County. Marker can be reached from South Bierley Avenue, on the right when traveling south. This historical marker is located south of Pemberville, Ohio, off of South Bierley Avenue, in William Henry Harrison Park. The historical marker is situated along the park's entrance drive, on the right hand side of the road, about 0.1 miles west from the park entrance off of South Bierley Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pemberville OH 43450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pemberville Town Hall and Opera House (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Captain Elihu H. Mason (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trail Tree (approx. 5.6 miles away); Woodville “The Lime Center of the World” / Maumee and Western Reserve Turnpike (approx. 5.8 miles away); Milestones (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lieut. Wilson W. Brown (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lunatic House (approx. 9 miles away); Wood County Infirmary (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pemberville.
Regarding William Henry Harrison's Encampment. The events discussed by this historical marker are closely tied to the events related to General Winchester's failed attempt to hold Frenchtown against the British and their Indian allies and the resulting River Raisin Massacre.
Also see . . .
1. William H. Harrison. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on July 2, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Fort Meig's History. This web link was both published and made available by, "Touring Ohio." (Submitted on July 2, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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