Near Fredericktown in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Greenville Treaty Line
Waterford Road, Knox County, Ohio
— Second of a series of three, in Knox County —
Greenville Treaty Line | Organized 1797
The starred line marks the crossing of Knox County of the Greenville Treaty Line as surveyed by Israel Ludlow between 1797 and 1799; that part running from near Fort Laurens in the eastern part of the state, to a point near Fort Recovery, thence southwesterly to a point on the Ohio River opposite the mouth of the Kentucky River.
The Greenville Treaty was signed August 3, 1795, and by the terms of the Treaty the Indians tribes gave up their claims to the lands south of and east of this line.
Erected 2008 by Bicentennial Commission of Knox County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Location. 40° 31.599′ N, 82° 35.842′ W. Marker is near Fredericktown, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is on Waterford Road (County Route 6) 0.1 miles north of Yankee Street (County Route 55), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in the small cross road village of Batemantown. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19798 Waterford Rd, Fredericktown OH 43019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Greenville Treaty Line (approx. 2.8 miles away); Home of the FFA Jacket (approx. 4.2 miles away); Webb C. Ball Street Clock (approx. 4.2 miles away); Chesterville Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mt. Vernon (approx. 10.4 miles away); Vallandigham's Speech, 1863 (approx. 10.9 miles away); Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 10.9 miles away); Mary Ann Ball (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericktown.
Also see . . . Greenville Treaty Line - Markers already in HMDB::. (Submitted on September 24, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.