Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Howard Stockade
853 feet north 45 degrees, 7 minutes east, from this tablet, stands a flag pole, marking the southeast corner of the stockade of Fort Howard; occupied by United States troops August 1816, and almost continuously until 1852. On this site also stood the French fort, St. Francis, built prior to 1718, and rebuilt by the British in 1761, as Fort Edward Augustus.
Erected 1909 by Green Bay Historical Society.
Location. 44° 31.122′ N, 88° 1.033′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is on Dousman Street (Business Route 29) 0.2 miles from North Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54303, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. September 11, 2001 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Zachary Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); Packers Heritage Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexis De Tocqueville (about 300 feet away); Chicago & North Western Depot (about 400 feet away); Downtown Green Bay The Fort Howard Story (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Green Bay Road (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
Also see . . . History of Green Bay. In 1816 Americans built Fort Howard. Some buildings have been restored and moved to Heritage Hill, a Wisconsin State Museum. (Submitted on January 1, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,418 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2017, by Daniel E Hunt of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. 3, 4. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. 5, 6. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.