Vallonia in Jackson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Fort Vallonia
Marks the Site of
Built in 1810
The Jackson County
Aug. 10, 1916
Erected 1916 by Jackson County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1812.
Location. 38° 50.665′ N, 86° 5.88′ W. Marker is in Vallonia, Indiana, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from S. Main Street (County Road S310W) south of Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in front of the Fort Vallonia Museum building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2444 S Main St, Vallonia IN 47281, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bartholomew Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Vallonia (approx. half a mile away); Medora Covered Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Driftwood Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); In Memory of Col. John Ketcham / Time Capsule All Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Jackson County W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Medora Shale Brick Plant (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vallonia.
Also see . . . Vallonia, Indiana - Wikipedia entry. Includes a history on Fort Vallonia. (Submitted on May 29, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.