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

The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison

 
 
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
1. The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison Marker
Inscription.

Here
unknown but not forgotten
lie the Embattled Defenders
of
Fort Harrison

September 3, - 5, 1812
 
Erected by Terre Haute Marine Corps. League.
 
Location. 39° 30.479′ N, 87° 24.742′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is on McCullough Avenue (becomes 4th Street) north of Fort Harrison Road. Touch for map. Located in the "Elks Fort Harrison Country Club" which is on the North side of Terre Haute. Taking U.S. 41 North - turn left (West) on Fort Harrison Road. At McCullough Avenue turn North (right) follow back into the "Elks Fort Harrison Country Club". As soon as you enter the country club, the marker is on the extreme left near the dumpsters. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Ground Fort William Harrison (here, next to this marker); 1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort William Henry Harrison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Gene Abrell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Twelve Points
Wide View - - The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
2. Wide View - - The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 1.3 miles away); Union Hospital (approx. 1.6 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. War of 1812
 
Small - but a Mighty Thought ! image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
3. Small - but a Mighty Thought !
Long View - - The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
4. Long View - - The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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