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Fort Recovery in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Battle of the Wabash

 
 
The Battle of the Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
1. The Battle of the Wabash Marker
Inscription.  
The Battle
of the Wabash
1791
St. Clair's Defeat


Donated in Memory of
Bertha Sanderell

Artist Dan Keyes

 
Location. 40° 24.825′ N, 84° 46.777′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is on Wayne Street south of East Boundary Street, on the right when traveling south. This marker is affixed to the north outside wall of a building, facing a small public park walkway, that connects the downtown business district to the Fort Recovery Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 Wayne Street, Fort Recovery OH 45846, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Fort Recovery (a few steps from this marker); The Role of Women in the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair’s Defeat / Wayne’s Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Richard Butler (within shouting distance of this marker); Building Fort Recovery (within
The Battle of the Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
2. The Battle of the Wabash Marker
A more distant view of the marker, affixed to the outside wall of a building, in the very edge of mural.
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Fort Recovery (within shouting distance of this marker); Locating the Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to the Fort Recovery Battlefield Walking Tour (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
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The Battle of the Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
3. The Battle of the Wabash Marker
A distant view, looking southeast, of both the marker, and the mural painting that is the subject of the marker, as seen from the community park walkway.
The Battle of the Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
4. The Battle of the Wabash Marker
A close-up view of the text, on the extreme right side of the mural, which states, "The battle of a thousand slain 1791, Dan Keyes, 2018."
The Battle of the Wabash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 15, 2019
5. The Battle of the Wabash Marker
View of the mural scene of the Battle of the Wabash, which is the subject of this marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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