Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
"Old Rough and Ready"
Major Zachary Taylor served as commandant of Fort Howard for nearly three years, arriving in the spring of 1817 with 500 men of the fifth United States Infantry.
He would become the twelfth president of the United States on the fifth of March, 1849 and die in office on the ninth of July, 1850.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1849.
Location. 44° 31.122′ N, 88° 1.071′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is on 128 Dousman Street (U.S. 141) close to Museum Place, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Howard Stockade (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago & North Western Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Packers Heritage Trail (about 300 feet away); Alexis De Tocqueville (about 300 feet away); Downtown Green BayThe Fort Howard Story (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Green Bay Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Hinkle Tugs at a Young Boy's Heartstrings (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
Also see . . . Zachary Taylor - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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