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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Red Banks Trace

 
 
Red Banks Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 13, 2016
1. Red Banks Trace Marker
Inscription. Indian and pioneer trail from Anthony’s Ferry (Henderson, Ky.) on Ohio River to Vincennes. Connected with road to Nashville and there with Natchez Trace. Served Illinois trails, north and west, at Vincennes.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.086′ N, 87° 32.066′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Willow Street (Business U.S. 41) 0.1 miles south of S. 10th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Five Unknown Soldiers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Clark (approx. 0.7 miles away); Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Sackville in 1779 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Knox County (Indiana) Gold Star Honor Roll (approx. ¾ mile away); Knox County Veterans Memorial Park
Red Banks Trace Marker along Willow Street (US Bus 41) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 13, 2016
2. Red Banks Trace Marker along Willow Street (US Bus 41)
View to south
(approx. ¾ mile away); Knox County (Indiana) Civil War Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); The First Presbyterian Church In Indiana Territory (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
More about this marker. There is a smaller accessory marker located 125 feet east-southeast from the main marker. It says:

Northern point of buffalo, Indian and pioneer trail, from Henderson, Kentucky to Vincennes, Indiana.
Erected and dedicated August 20, 1966
Francis Vigo Chapter, DAR
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
Red Banks Trace Marker next to Greenlawn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 13, 2016
3. Red Banks Trace Marker next to Greenlawn Cemetery
View to east across Willow Street
Red Banks Trace Accessory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 13, 2016
4. Red Banks Trace Accessory Marker
The accessory marker is located 125 feet east-southeast from the main marker
Red Banks Trace Accessory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 13, 2016
5. Red Banks Trace Accessory Marker
The main Red Banks Trace marker can be seen to the left next to the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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