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Tiffin in Seneca County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Ball

 
 
Fort Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 15, 2017
1. Fort Ball Marker
Inscription.
1813.
This Tree Marks
The Site of Old Fort Ball
Built in 1813 by Order of
General Harrison.

 
Erected 1906 by Dolly Todd Madison Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution.
 
Location. 41° 7.044′ N, 83° 10.729′ W. Marker is in Tiffin, Ohio, in Seneca County. Marker is on Frost Parkway west of North Monroe Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on the north side of a roadway, that runs along the northeast side of the Sandusky River. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Frost Parkway, Tiffin OH 44883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Ball (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State's First Female Lawyers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Seneca (approx. 6.4 miles away); to Brady's Island / to Battle Island (approx. 6.4 miles away); Native American Habitation (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fort Seneca - Harrison Trail (approx. 8 miles away); New Riegel Parish and Convent (approx. 8.6 miles away); Historic Oak in Sycamore, Ohio (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiffin.
 
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Fort Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 15, 2017
2. Fort Ball Marker
View looking southwest, along Frost Parkway, of the tree with the marker affixed to its northeast side, about ten feet above ground level.
The marker is a plaque that is affixed to the northeast side of a very large broad leaf tree, about ten feet from the ground. The tree is on the north side of the street, by itself, between the street curb and the sidewalk, with a black iron fence surrounding the tree.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Fort Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 15, 2017
3. Fort Ball Marker
View looking northeast, along Frost Parkway, of the backside of the tree with the marker affixed to it (affixed to the other side of the tree).
Fort Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 15, 2017
4. Fort Ball Marker
View looking southwest, across the intersection of North Monroe Street with the Frost Parkway, towards the large tree with the marker affixed to it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 90 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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