Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The George Rogers Clark Memorial
and the Frontiersmen
of the American Revolution
The Conquest of the West
[around memorial frieze]
The site of
Captured from the British
by George Rogers Clark
and his Heroic Comrades
February 25, 1779
Erected 1931 by United States of America on Land Provided by the State of Indiana, the County of Knox, the City of Vincennes.
Location. 38° 40.751′ N, 87° 32.137′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Vigo Street (State Road 441) west of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 South 2nd Street, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Fort Sackville (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sackville in 1779 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (about 400 feet away); Site of Ferry Landing (about 700 feet away); U.S.S. Vincennes (about 700 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Vincennes (about 700 feet away); Patriotism of Charles Gratiot (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
Also see . . .
1. George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About George Rogers Clark. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 13, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.