Castine in Darke County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Camp Maple Swamp
Location. 39° 55.912′ N, 84° 37.453′ W. Marker is in Castine, Ohio, in Darke County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 127) 0.2 miles north of U.S. 127, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 North Main, Arcanum OH 45304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Fort Black (approx. 5.1 miles away); Welcome to the National Road (approx. 6 miles away); Fort Jefferson (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Jefferson (approx. 6.7 miles away); St. Clair's Defeat (approx. 6.7 miles away); Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain (approx. 6.7 miles away); Euphemia (approx. 7 miles away); Fort Nesbit (approx. 8.5 miles away but has been reported missing).
More about this marker. It is in front of the Castine Council House, which may have been the former Post Office. marker was set in 1936 by Mrs. Grace M. Katzenberger of the Fort Greenville D.A.R., boulder was donated by Samuel Routzong. Marker appears to be a private project, and does not carry a D.A.R. insignia.
Regarding Camp Maple Swamp. This is one of the camp sites across western Ohio as Gen St Clair marched against Indian forces in 1791, only to be defeated at the site of Fort Recovery
Camp Mississineaw is further north and will be dealt with in another post
Fort Jefferson is 9 miles north
Fort Greenville is 13 miles north
Additional keywords. Maj Gen Arthur St Clair
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.