Fort Jefferson in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
General Arthur St. Clair
in October 1791
and used as a military post
during the campaigns against
the North-Western Indian tribes
Location. 40° 1.546′ N, 84° 39.401′ W. Marker is in Fort Jefferson, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker can be reached from Weavers-Fort Jefferson Road 0.1 miles west of Ohio Route 121, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This historic marker is located in the state park maintained by the Ohio Historical Society. It is attached to the stacked stone memorial that is featured in this park. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville OH 45331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair's Defeat (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Studabaker School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Black (approx. 4.7 miles away); Commemorating Passage of the Lincoln Funeral Train Tecumseh / Shawnee Prophet's Town (approx. 5.1 miles away); In Memory of Major John Mills (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Jefferson.
More about this marker. To get to this historic marker take State Route 121 to Fort Jefferson, Ohio, and turn west onto Weavers-Fort Jefferson Road and travel one block (less than 0.1 mile). The state park that is situated on the site of Fort Jefferson will be on your left and the historic marker is featured at the top of the hill in the center of the park.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Jefferson. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Fort Jefferson. This web link was both published and made available by the, "Ohio Historic Society." (Submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.