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

Gen. Richard Butler

 
 
Gen. Richard Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
1. Gen. Richard Butler Marker
Inscription.
Gen. Richard Butler
was Killed by Indians

beneath a tree which stood
on the site of this building
- - - in - - -
St. Clair's Defeat
November 4, 1791

 
Erected 1959 by Fort Recovery Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 24.8′ N, 84° 46.768′ W. Marker is in Fort Recovery, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Wayne Street and Butler Street on Wayne Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Recovery OH 45846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wayne's Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Clair's Defeat (within shouting distance of this marker); Sha'anoe Warrior Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Fort Recovery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named St. Clair's Defeat (about 400 feet away); Strong, tall, redheaded Nance (about 400 feet away); Greene Ville Treaty Line (about 500 feet away); St. Clair's Defeat / Fort Recovery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Recovery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Richard Butler. This link is published
Gen. Richard Butler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 5, 2009
2. Gen. Richard Butler Marker
View of historical marker, situated in front of commercial building, in downtown Fort Recovery, Ohio.
and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. St. Clair's Defeat. This link is published and made available by, "Ohio History Central," an online encyclopedia of Ohio History. (Submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansNotable EventsWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 906 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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