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Near Scottsburg in Scott County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant

 
 
Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 14, 2016
1. Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.
(Side 1)
Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant near here. Land grant provided by Virginia 1781 to General George Rogers Clark and his men for American Revolutionary War service against British in Illinois country. Grant was 150,000 acres divided into 298 lots of approximately 500 acres, with 1,000 acres reserved for town.

(Side 2)
Clarksville, first American settlement northwest of the Ohio River (1784), located at southwestern corner of grant. This marker (*) is located in Tract No. 296.
 
Erected 2002 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Preservation Alliance, Inc., and Scoutt County Community Foundation.
 
Location. 38° 37.647′ N, 85° 40.966′ W. Marker is near Scottsburg, Indiana, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 3 and East Kinderhook Road, on the right when traveling south on State Road 3. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsburg IN 47170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Kimberlin Farm (approx. 2.8 miles away); Site of Western Eagle (approx. 3 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 3 miles away);

Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 14, 2016
2. Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker (Side 2)
A Night in a Hotel (approx. 3 miles away); Lexington First County Seat (approx. 3 miles away); Site of William Hayden English Home (approx. 3.7 miles away); Town Creek Encampment (approx. 3.7 miles away); Morgan's Great Raid (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
George Rogers Clark image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. George Rogers Clark
Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 14, 2016
4. Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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