Fremont in Sandusky County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major George Croghan 17th U.S. Infantry
who with 160 men and one cannon
“Old Betsy” defended Fort Stephenson
against 700 British under Proctor
and 2000 Indians under Tecumseh
August 1st and 2nd 1813
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 2000.
Location. 41° 20.51′ N, 83° 7.628′ W. Marker is in Fremont, Ohio, in Sandusky County. Marker is at the intersection of Hayes Avenue and Buckland Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Hayes Avenue. Marker is at the entrance to the Hayes Presidential Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fremont OH 43420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spiegel Grove State Park (here, next to this marker); Spiegel Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford B. Hayes (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Spiegel Grove (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Spiegel Grove (about 600 feet away); Colonel Webb C. Hayes, M.H.Captain Samuel Thomson (approx. ¼ mile away); Maj. Gen’l. James B. McPherson (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.