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Fort Jennings in Putnam County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Jennings

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
1. Fort Jennings Marker
Distant view of the historical marker and its accompanying art work.
Inscription. [Text on Front Side];

Site Of
Fort Jennings
War of 1812


[Text on Right Side];

Fort Erected
Sept.
and Oct. 1812
By Second Regiment
Of Kentucky Militia
Commanded By
Lt. Col. William
Jennings


[Text on Back Side];

Bicentennial
Project Of
Fort Jennings Area

September 1976


[Text on Left Side];

Fort Commanders
Lt. Col. J.B. Campbell
Early 1813
19th U.S. Infantry
Capt. Van McHenry
March 2, 1813
Ohio Militia

 
Erected 1976 by Fort Jennings Area.
 
Location. 40° 54.183′ N, 84° 17.879′ W. Marker is in Fort Jennings, Ohio, in Putnam County. Marker is on Ohio Route 189 east of Water Street (Ohio Route 190), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is situated in a roadside park located between the downtown intersection of state routes 190 & 189, and the bridge over the Auglaize River. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Jennings OH 45844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
2. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the text and the art work on the front side of this historical marker.
At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Jennings (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 3.9 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal / Delphos (approx. 4.5 miles away); Leslie C. Peltier (approx. 4.7 miles away); Lincoln Highway (approx. 6.6 miles away); 1833 Gomer, Ohio (approx. 7.3 miles away); First Putnam County Government Seat / Court Houses (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Jennings. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Fort Jennings, Ohio Historical Events. (Submitted on January 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
3. Fort Jennings Marker
Close-up view of the art work on the front side of the historical marker.
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
4. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the text on the right side of the historical marker.
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
5. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the right side of the historical marker looking east along State Route 189, with the bridge over the Auglaize River seen in the distant background.
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By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
6. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the text on the back side of the historical marker.
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
7. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the text on the left side of the historical marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
8. Fort Jennings Marker
View of the left side of the historical marker looking west along state route 189, towards the intersection with state route 190.
Fort Jennings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, January 6, 2013
9. Fort Jennings Marker
Distant view of the historical marker with the accompanying art work, seen on a cold, brisk, winter's day.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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