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Legion of the United States Encampment

 
 
Legion of the United States Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Legion of the United States Encampment Marker
Inscription. On the plateau, southwest of this spot, was situated the camp of the army of General Anthony Wayne. This army, known as the Legion of the United States, encamped at this place when on the expedition against the Indians west of the Ohio from November 1792 until April 1793. The expedition resulted in the Treaty of Greenville, which was signed in the summer of 1795.
 
Erected 1918 by Pennsylvania Historical Commission, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 40° 37.365′ N, 80° 13.592′ W. Marker is in Baden, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Duss Avenue and Anthony Wayne Drive, on the left when traveling north on Duss Avenue. Touch for map. Located at Logstown/Legionville Historic Park & Center. Marker is in this post office area: Baden PA 15005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logstown (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Legionville Monument (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Logstown (a few steps from this marker);
Legion of the United States Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
2. Legion of the United States Encampment Marker
Legionville (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Wayne's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Mass (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baden.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Origins of the Legion of the United States. Andrew J. Brittle, The Journal of Military History 67.4 (2003) 1249-1261. (Submitted on February 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Treaty of Greeneville, 1795 (Transcript). Ohio History Central (Submitted on February 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. PeaceWars, US Indian
 
Logstown/Legionville Historic Park & Center image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
3. Logstown/Legionville Historic Park & Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 729 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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