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Near Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort William Henry Harrison

1811 - - 1822

 
 
Fort William Henry Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
1. Fort William Henry Harrison Marker
Inscription. Built by Gov. Harrison, Oct., 1811, enroute to Tippecanoe to disperse the Indians at Prophet's Town. Capt. Zachary Taylor defended the Fort against a savage Indian attack, Sept., 1812.

De-activated in 1822.
 
Erected 1960 by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.402′ N, 87° 24.428′ W. Marker is near Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Fort Harrison Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burial Ground Fort William Harrison (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Gene Abrell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 1.1 miles away); Twelve Points
Wide View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
2. Wide View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Hospital (approx. 1.5 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Buried in this Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
South View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
3. South View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker
South/East View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
4. South/East View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker
North Wide View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
5. North Wide View - - Fort William Henry Harrison Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,992 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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