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War of 1812 Historical Markers

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By Sandra Hughes, May 31, 2018
First Battle of Fort Bowyer Marker
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — First Battle of Fort BowyerSeptember 14, 1814
American Forces 158 Men 20 Cannons Casualties 3 Killed; 5 Wounded British Forces 852 Men 130 Creek Indians 4 Ships; 80 Cannon 23 Killed; 47 Wounded On September 11, 1814, HMS Hermes, HMS . . . — Map (db m118333) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Fort Bowyer1813-1821
Drawn by A. Laccarriere Latour to accompany his book Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and Louisiana, the above image depicts Fort Bowyer on the right as it appeared during the first battle in 1814. The drawing on the left; . . . — Map (db m118335) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Second Battle of Fort BowyerFebruary 8-12, 1815
American Forces 370 Men 28 Cannon Casualties 1 Killed; 18 Wounded British Forces 3000 Men 38 Ships 28 Cannon (not including those on ships) 13 Killed; 18 Wounded A map of the Second Battle of Fort . . . — Map (db m118334) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — The Pride of Seven Flags
(East Face): Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan. Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor’s worth, who heard the thunder of the fray . . . — Map (db m4649) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Gulf Shores — Fort Bowyer War of 1812
At, or near, this site, the United States, after seizing this point of land from the Spanish in 1813, built Fort Bowyer, a structure of wood and sand. A small garrison of men courageously fought to defend the fort against two British attacks, one . . . — Map (db m104017) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — The Society War of 1812 in the State of Alabama
The American Revolution gave the United States its independence but the War of 1812 gave it status among the nations and established permanent peace with Great Britain. Alabama had a significant role during the War of 1812. The Creek Indian . . . — Map (db m122670) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Tensaw — Fort Mims Massacre
In honor of the men, women and children massacred by Creek Indians in brave defence of Fort Mims Aug. 30, 1813. — Map (db m86716) HM
Alabama (Clarke County), Grove Hill — Elijah & Issac Pugh
Side 1 Near this spot are the graves of American Revolution soldier Elijah Pugh and his son Issac, a War of 1812 veteran. Elijah, born in Guilford Co., N.C. in 1760, was 18 when he joined a patriot band led by Col. Elijah Clarke at the . . . — Map (db m83270) HM
Alabama (Clarke County), Whatley — Kimbell - James Massacre←½ mile—
Sept. 1, 1813 Creek Indian War. 1813-14 Part of War of 1812. British used Pensacola as base to arm, incite Indians against U.S.. Prophet Francis led Indians in this raid on Kimbell home. They Killed and scalped 12 of 14 (two survivors . . . — Map (db m47635) HM
Alabama (Colbert County), Cherokee — Chickasaw HospitalityNatchez Trace Parkway
George Colbert's stand sat atop the ridge before you. As one of many inns that dotted the Trace between Nashville and Natchez, it provided travelers with food and lodging. With a Scottish father and Chickasaw mother, George Colbert used his . . . — Map (db m107260) HM
Alabama (Colbert County), Cherokee — Safe CrossingNatchez Trace Parkway
In the early 1800s, ferries like the one George Colbert ran near here on the Tennessee River linked segments of the Natchez Trace. Ferries carried people across the river—for a fee. Post riders, Kaintucks, military troops, casual travelers, . . . — Map (db m107258) HM
Alabama (Colbert County), Cherokee — Trace TravelersNatchez Trace Parkway
Frontier America once walked along the Natchez Trace. The Chickasaw and Choctaw used the Trace for transportation and trade. After 1801, with tribal permission, post riders who rode the Trace connected isolated settlements in Mississippi and . . . — Map (db m107257) HM
Alabama (Conecuh County), Burnt Corn — John Green CemeteryConecuh County
War of 1812 veteran John Green (1790-1882) settled in Burnt Corn in 1816. He held many public offices, established the first school, and represented Conecuh County in the state legislature in 1824 and 1829. He was the Conecuh delegate to the . . . — Map (db m81285) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Clay — Pioneer Massey Cemetery
Samuel Massey and his brother - in - law, Duke William Glenn, first came to this Territory in February 1814 with Lt. Col Reuben Nash's Regt. South Carolina Volunteer Militia to help defeat the Creek Indians in the War of 1812. Samuel Massey returned . . . — Map (db m25088) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Clay — Wear Cemetery
Established about 1850, Wear Cemetery is located off Old Springville Road to the northeast at Countryside Circle. In the 1800's the Wear family was among the first settlers of the community later known as Clay. Twenty-three remaining graves were . . . — Map (db m25113) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Andrew Jackson's Military Road-1817-
Construction of this road, as ordered by General Andrew Jackson, began in May 1817 by troops of the U.S. Army for national defense purposes. Beginning near Nashville, Tennessee and continuing to Madison, Louisiana, it shortened the distance from . . . — Map (db m80321) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — General John CoffeeCity of Florence Walk of Honor
Through his personal and business relationship with Andrew Jackson, Gen. Coffee led Jackson's cavalry in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815 and became a celebrated American hero. — Map (db m28896) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — General John CoffeeHome Site and Grave
Cavalry Commander under Andrew Jackson throughout War of 1812: (Creek War, Pensacola, New Orleans). Negotiated many treaties ceding Indian lands to U.S. Made original surveys of Tennessee Valley. — Map (db m35259) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — John Coffee: 1772-1833
(side 1) John Coffee was born in Prince Edward County, VA, in 1772, the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Graves Coffee. The family moved to NC in 1777. After his father died in 1798, Coffee and other family members moved to Davidson County, TN . . . — Map (db m100248) HM WM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Lauderdale County
A County Older Than the State Lauderdale County created Feb. 6, 1818 by Alabama Territorial Legislature (Alabama became a state in 1819). Named for Col. James Lauderdale, cavalryman under Gen. John Coffee and Andrew Jackson, War of . . . — Map (db m35185) HM
Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — A County Older Than The StateLawrence County
Created by Territorial Legislature in 1818 from lands ceded by Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians Named for U.S, Navy hero of War of 1812 Capt. James Lawrence Fatally wounded, his famous command was "Don't Give Up The Ship" County . . . — Map (db m69672) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Capshaw — Nicholas Davis
Born April 23, 1781 in Hanover Co. Virginia, married there to Martha Hargrave of a wealthy Quaker family. He served as U.S. Marshall and in other positions. Moved to Kentucky in 1808. Was a Captain in the WAR OF 1812 and became a political and . . . — Map (db m29284) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Andrew Jackson
On this spot, camped his army, October 11, 1813, after marching from Fayetteville, Tenn.,~"32 miles without halting,"~ enroute to the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. — Map (db m30382) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Barbary Coast Wars1801 - 1805, 1815
I am Sergeant Michael Dunn of the 1st Marine Battalion. I fought in the First Barbary War, also known as the Tripolitan War, because we battled pirates off the coast of Tripoli. The Mediterranean coast of North Africa had been a hotbed of piracy for . . . — Map (db m85488) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Camp Beaty Brahan Spring Park
(side 1) Brahan Spring Park, formerly Beaty's Spring, was the site of Camp Beaty, the encampment of Andrew Jackson's army of volunteers and militia after their celebrated non-stop march of "32 miles in 5 hours" from Fayetteville, Tennessee . . . — Map (db m105131) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — The Leroy Pope Mansion 1814
During the original Madison County Land Sales of 1809, LeRoy Pope of Petersburg, GA, secured among other purchases a majority of Section 36, Township 3, Range 1 West, the site of the future town of Twickenham, as Huntsville was originally known. . . . — Map (db m32480) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — War of 18121812 - 1815
I am Private Darbin Abolt of the 7th US Infantry Regiment, part of which is commanded by Captain Zachary Taylor, our future president. I was already in the Army when we declared war on the British in June 1812. We were fed up with the British . . . — Map (db m85617) WM
Alabama (Madison County), New Hope — Fort Deposit Trail
October, 1813, the Creek Civil War was threatening settlers in the Mississippi Territory. Governor William Blount of Tennessee called up 5,000 volunteers to protect the white population. Andre Jackson's soldiers followed a path through the Cherokee . . . — Map (db m127603) HM
Alabama (Marion County), Hamilton — General Jackson's Military Road
Andrew Jackson returned victorious from the Battle of New Orleans along this path to Tennessee after the War of 1812. Already in use by 1812, it was improved with federal funds in 1816. The road handled foot, horse, wagon, and stagecoach traffic and . . . — Map (db m96483) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Dauphin Island — British Occupation of Dauphin IslandFebruary - April 1815
When British forces arrived at Mobile Bay to assault Fort Bowyer on Mobile Point, half of the British army under the command of Sir John Kean, who was recovering from wounds suffered during the defeat at New Orleans, was landed on Dauphin Island to . . . — Map (db m122427) HM
Alabama (Monroe County), Perdue Hill — Fort ClaiborneCreek Indian War 1813-1814
Built by Gen. Ferdinand L. Claiborne as a base for his invasion of the Alabama country with U.S. Regulars, Lower Tombigbee Militia, and friendly Choctaws. Claiborne’s campaign culminated in the American victory over the Creeks at the Holy Ground. — Map (db m47641) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Naval Heroes of the War of 1812Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama
Side 1 The six streets which cross Dexter Avenue between Court Square and the State Capitol are named for Oliver Hazard Perry, James Lawrence, Thomas Macdonough, Issac Hull, Stephen Decatur and William Bainbridge, all naval officers of . . . — Map (db m99545) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — A County Older Than The State, Morgan County
Alabama Territorial Legislature created this county in 1818 from lands ceded by Cherokee Indians in 1816. County first named Cotaco, for large creek in county. Named Morgan County in 1821 for Maj. Gen. Daniel Morgan, Revolutionary hero, winner over . . . — Map (db m27759) HM
Alabama (Russell County), Fort Mitchell — Fort Mitchell<----- 5 miles -----
Built during Creek War 1813 by Georgia Militia on main Indian trade route to Tombigbee River U.S. Troops stationed here until 1837 1836 Lower Creeks corralled here for forced removal to the West — Map (db m26069) HM
Alabama (Saint Clair County), Pell City — None — A County Older Than The StateSt. Clair County
Created in 1818 by territorial legislature. Named for Revolutionary hero, Gen. St. Clair. First settlers from Tennessee, Georgia – veterans of Creek Indian War, 1813-14. Pell City established as industrial town in 1890 by George H. Pell of . . . — Map (db m49666) HM
Alabama (Shelby County), Chelsea — Old Quinn Burying Ground
Established June 2, 1849 by Veteran of War of 1812 Loftin Quinn In Consideration of His Love for the Church, He Conveyed the Burying Ground to the Trustees of Liberty Church And Their Successors. Listed on the Alabama Historic . . . — Map (db m28519) HM
Alabama (Talladega County), Fayetteville — To The Memory of General Jackson
To The Memory of General Jackson and his Tennessee Volunteers while camped here 1814. He fought the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and discharged his Volunteers. — Map (db m45706) HM
Alabama (Talladega County), Sylacauga — Sylacauga
Settled in 1748 by Shawnee Indians from Ohio. They joined Creek Confederacy, fought against U.S. in War of 1812, were moved west in 1836. Settled before 1836 by men who had fought in this area under Andrew Jackson. Indian name: . . . — Map (db m40595) HM
Alabama (Talladega County), Sylacauga — Sylacauga CemeteryTalladega County
Here, on a gentle west slope just outside of the original town limits, lies the earliest public cemetery in Sylacauga. The earliest tombstone remaining in the cemetery dates to 1839. Its location and the adjacent family plots of later dates reveal . . . — Map (db m131718) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Alexander City — Menawa, War Chiefabout 1766 - 1837
Indian farmer - merchant chose to resist whites' advance on Indians' lands. In Creek War he led Creeks at Battle of Horseshoe Bend. His warriors were beaten by Jackson's superior force but Menawa escaped. — Map (db m66680) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Battle Of Horseshoe BendOne hundredth anniversary — 1814 - 1914 —
This tablet is placed by Tallapoosa County in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend, fought within its limits on March 27, 1814. There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, . . . — Map (db m28751) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Horseshoe Bend Battle Ground12 Miles North
There on March 27, 1814 General Andrew Jackson commanding U. S. forces and friendly Indians, broke the power of the Creek Confederacy. — Map (db m39812) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Futile EscapeHorseshoe Bend National Military Park
I ordered [Lt. Jesse] Bean to take possession of the Island below, with forty men, to prevent the enemy's taking refuge many of the enemy did attempt their escape...but not one were landed-they were sunk by [Lt.] Beans command ere . . . — Map (db m46389) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Gun Hill
Here at 10:30 on the morning of March 27, 1814, General Jackson quickly emplaced his single battery, one 3-pounder and one 6-pounder. He immediately opened a lively but ineffective fire on the center of the sturdy log barricade. After his Indian . . . — Map (db m51671) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument
Here on the Horseshoe Battleground General Andrew Jackson and his brave men broke the power of the Creek Indians under Chief Menawa March 29, 1814 — Map (db m51673) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Jackson Trace
This stone marks the terminus of the route traced through the wilderness by Jackson's army during the Horseshoe Bend campaign. — Map (db m51670) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Major Lemuel P. Montgomery"He Acted With The Greatest Gallantry" — March 27, 1814 —
Leading the charge on the Indian defenses, Major Montgomery fell while storming the log barricade, Horseshoe Bend was his first battle. But the 28 year old Tennessean already a distinguished lawyer, was among the most promising of Jackson's officers. — Map (db m51667) HM
Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — Tecumseh and the Prophets
In 1811 Tecumseh, a Shawnee Indian tapped the growing resentment within the Creek Nation.

Treaties with the whites had always seemed to work against them. The U.S. Government had adopted a persistent policy to change Creek government and . . . — Map (db m95260) WM

Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Daviston — They Fought to the LastHorseshoe Bend National Military Park
By dark, more than 800 Red Stick warriors were dead and at least 350 women and children were prisoners. Jackson's army suffered 154 men wounded and 49 killed. The Battle of Horseshoe Bend effectively ended the Creek Indian War. Five months later, . . . — Map (db m51665) HM
Alabama (Wilcox County), Camden — Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Wilcox
Joseph Morgan Wilcox was born on March 15, 1790 in Killingsworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut. He was the son of Revolutionary War officer, Joseph Wilcox and Phoebe Morgan. On June 15, 1808, Cadet Wilcox entered the U.S. Military Academy where he . . . — Map (db m68159) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief

Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following plaques. Each has served either on Active Duty, in the National . . . — Map (db m92382) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief

[Written on the initial marker, provided for context] Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following . . . — Map (db m92384) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — War of 1812

Still reeling from the loss of its North American colonies and fighting in a European war, England began to stop and search American ships on the high seas. During such searches, American sailors would be impressed against their will into the . . . — Map (db m91478) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Old Ironsides
This iron cannon was installed on the USS Constitution “Old Ironsides”, which was launched October 21, 1797. First in action against French privateers in 1798, “Old Ironsides” rendered distinguished service against the . . . — Map (db m122534) HM WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Ridgefield Veterans Monument
[ west side ] To the Memory of The Citizens of Ridgefield Who Served Their Country In the Wars of the Republic 1775 – 1918 Erected by the People of Ridgefield MCMXXIV [ east side ] War of the . . . — Map (db m31972) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stamford — Stamford Veterans Monument
[ inscription around the top ] In Everlasting Memory of Stamford's Patriots 1641 – 1918 [ battle names inscribed in the panel between the fluted columns ] 1689 – 1763 Port Royal • Schenectady • Haverhill • . . . — Map (db m38430) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Southington — Southington Veterans Memorial
[ south side ] This Tablet Is Dedicated To Those Brave Men From The Town Of Southington Who Served The United States In The Revolutionary War, The War Of 1812, The Mexican War And The Spanish War Revolutionary War 1775 – . . . — Map (db m33755) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Barkhamsted Soldiers Memorial
[ north side ] 1776 The Tribute Of The People Of Barkhamsted To The Memory Of Her Sons And Daughters Who Fought To Establish Defend And Preserve The Nation --- Erected 1897 [ lower plaque ] World War . . . — Map (db m29847) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Bethlehem — Bethlehem War of 1812 Memorial
Dedicated to the men of Bethlehem who by their devotion and loyalty preserved our country in the War of 1812 Allen, James • Baldwin, Amos • Barnum, Eli • Beebe, Issac • Beecher, Lyman • Burton, Oliver • Coe, Daniel • Church, Samuel • . . . — Map (db m26562) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), East Canaan — East Canaan Veterans Monument
[ north side ] This Memorial Was Erected By The Citizens & Friends of East Canaan Conn 1928 [ west side ] In Memory Of Those Who Answered Their Country's Call 1917 – 1918 [ east side ] In . . . — Map (db m41853) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Goshen — Goshen French and Indian War & Revolutionary War Memorial
[ front ] Dedicated To Our Comrades Of Goshen Who Established And Maintained Freedom For Our Country French And Indian War 1754 - 1763 Dibble, Joel • Doud, John • Gaylord, Timothy • Humphrey, Ashbel • Humphrey, Manna • Humphrey, . . . — Map (db m30231) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), North Canaan — North Canaan Veterans Monument
[ east side ] This Tablet Is Reverently Inscribed to the Memory Of Those Who Went From That Part Of The Town of Canaan Which Later Became North Canaan, And Who, With Valor and Patriotism, Defended the Flag of Our Country In . . . — Map (db m42098) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Sharon — Sharon Veterans Monument
Revolutionary War Abel David • Abel Sluman • Abel William • Ackley Ariel • Ackley David • Ackley Jude • Ackley Thomas Jr • Ady Thomas • Allen Amos • Allen Ichabod • Ames Samuel • Andrews Abraham • Avery Daniel • Avery William • Bailey Joseph • . . . — Map (db m58331) WM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Clinton — This Cannon
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Connecticut (Middlesex County), Middletown — Commodore Thomas Macdonough
Commodore Thomas Macdonough Victor at Lake Champlain Sept. 11, 1814 Born Dec. 31, 1783   Died Nov. 10, 1825 Buried in Riverside Cemetery Placed by Wadsworth Chapter D.A.R. 1932 — Map (db m94209) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Captain Frederick Lee1776-1831 — Citizen of Madison and Hero of War of 1812 —
Commissioned in 1809 by U.S. President Madison, Frederick Lee served in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service until 1829, providing security for the New Haven port and protection of American Ships on Long Island Sound. On October 10, 1814, while the East . . . — Map (db m66474) HM WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Madison — Frederick W. Lee, EsqPatriot-Statesman
Born April 3, 1766 Married Anna Fowler Captain Lee’s Portrait-painted by General Kosciusko 1797 Captain of U.S. Revenue Cutter “Eagle” War 1812 Lee Academy built 1821 Hosted Marquis De Lafayette 1824 Named our town ‘Madison’ 1826 First . . . — Map (db m66476) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Middlebury — Middlebury Veterans Memorial
Middlebury Honors Those Who Have Served In The Wars Of Their Country French – Indian War Abner Munson Revolutionary War David Abbott, Benjamin Bemont, Aaron Benedict, Enos Benham, Samuel Benham, Edward Blackman, Michael Bowers, . . . — Map (db m29503) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Col. Decius Wadsworth
Dedicated To The Memory Of Col. Decius Wadsworth A Native Of Farmington In This State And Late Chief Of The Ordnance Department In The Army Of The United States Who Having Served His Country Faithfully And Without Reproach . . . — Map (db m50913) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
[ inscription on the west face of the base ] Gettysburg • Port Hudson • Fort Fisher • 1861-1865 [ inscription on the east face of the base ] Bunker Hill • Bennington • Saratoga • 1775-1783 [ inscription on the south . . . — Map (db m34723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Orange — Orange Veterans Monument
Amerigion Legion   Post 127 In Memory Of The Veterans Of The War of Independence War of 1812 Civil War Spanish American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War — Map (db m27723) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wolcott — Kenea Soldiers Monument
Presented to The Town of Wolcott by Leverett Dwight Kenea In Memory of the Soldiers Who Fought In The War of the Revolution The War of 1812 and The Civil War A.D. 1916 — Map (db m22369) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Revolutionary War & War of 1812 Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty . . . — Map (db m101736) WM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — War of 1812
In 1808, Congress again approved funds to fortify the coastline, prompted by the prospect of another war with England. England was at war with France, which was ruled by Napoleon Bonaparte at the time, and although the United States had not taken . . . — Map (db m48283) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid
In Memory of Captain Samuel Chester Reid 1783 — 1861 Born at Norwich, Conn. Aug. 25, 1783. During the War of 1812 commander of the American privateer General Armstrong. Captain Reid planned the United States Flag which was . . . — Map (db m101775) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Battle of Stonington Monument
This Is To Remember Here the Brave Men of Stonington Defeated a Landing Force From His Majesty’s ship “Ramillies” Bent on Burning the Town and its Shipping August 10, 1814 The Warden and Burgesses of the Borough of . . . — Map (db m68420) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Stonington Land Battery
½ Mile South Stonington Land Battery Repulsed a British Naval Force, 1814 — Map (db m68658) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — The Defenders Of The Fort
The Defenders Of The Fort Aug. 10, 1814. Geo. Howe Fellowes. Who Nailed the Flag to the Mast. Amos Denison, Jr. Jere. Haley. Simeon Haley. Jere. Holmes. Seth C. Leonard. Asa Lee. Thos. Wilcox. William Potter. Hotatio G. . . . — Map (db m68421) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Pomfret — In Honor of the Men of Pomfret
In Honor of The Men of Pomfret Who served their Country in its struggles for Liberty, Justice and Humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1848 War with Mexico 1848 1961 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish . . . — Map (db m133602) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Town of Woodstock War Memorial I
(front) In honor of those who served their Country in its struggles for liberty, justice and humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1846 War with Mexico 1848 1861 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish America . . . — Map (db m123854) WM
Delaware (Kent County), Smyrna — Commodore Jacob Jones
Born 1768, near this site. Commanded U.S. Sloop Wasp in notable victory over superior British sloop Frolic, October, 1812, off Cape Hatteras. Commanded frigate Constitution 1818-1829. Died August, 1850. Buried at Cecilton, Maryland. Reinterred in . . . — Map (db m39031) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-16 — Commodore Thomas Macdonough
Early home of Commodore Thomas Macdonough. Hero of Battle of Lake Champlain 1814. Born 1783. Died 1825. Commodore 1813. Assisted Commodore Decatur in capturing and burning the "Philadelphia" off the coast of Tripoli, 1804. Original name of village . . . — Map (db m10305) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Midshipman John Stockton, United States Navy

Wounded in Battle of Lake Ontario May 28th Died at Kingston Canada May 30th 1813 aged 26 years

[Also on monument] John Stockton Born 1755, Died Oct. 29, 1822 An Officer of the Revolution.

Thomas Stockton Born April . . . — Map (db m102608) WM

Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-A10 — Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church
Organized about the year 1769. Early meetings held in academy woods, Gilpin’s Wharf and Thelwell’s School. Church Built in 1789.

Dedicated to Bishop Francis Asbury. Here is buried Allen McLane, Lieutenant in Caesar Rodney’s Regiment 1779; Captain . . . — Map (db m92275) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-204 — The William Montgomery House
A Stone on the facade inscribed with the initials "I.M" and a date of "1789" suggests that construction of this dwelling occurred during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, a period of early industrialization in Delaware. Evidence of a stone . . . — Map (db m94239) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-225 — Washington Street Bridge
The Washington Street bridge, completed in 1921, was dedicated to the "sons of Delaware who joined forces of their country in The Great War" on Memorial Day, 1922. The 250 foot, open spandrel arch bridge serves as a lasting and rare example of . . . — Map (db m131164) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — SC-167 — The Bombardment of Lewes
In March of 1813, the Royal Navy established a blockade of the Delaware Bay and River. The British squadron, under the command of Commodore John P. Beresford, RN, took up stations off Lewes and the Delaware Capes, and began to conduct raids along . . . — Map (db m19308) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The Bombardment of Lewes
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Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — SC-168 — The Cannonball House
The War of 1812 had a major impact on the town of Lewes and surrounding area. The naval blockade that was initiated by the British in March of 1813 lasted for most of the next two years. With maritime commerce limited, the local economy suffered. . . . — Map (db m30358) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The War of 1812Lewes Maritime History Trail
During the War of 1812, British vessels blockaded the mouth of Delaware Bay in an effort to disrupt shipping patterns and supply lines and cause economic hardship in the Mid-Atlantic. But when crews attempted to land at Lewes to replenish . . . — Map (db m38598) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — Barney at Bladensburg — Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail —
Barney Circle honors U.S. Navy Commodore Joshua Barney. In August 1814, Barney, his Chesapeake Flotillamen, and a contingent of U.S. Marines guarded a bridge over the Eastern Branch (Anacostia River) on today's Bladensburg Road, NE. When it became . . . — Map (db m80473) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — Heroes of 1814 — Star-Spangled Banner Historic Trail —
Congressional Cemetery, founded 1807, is the resting ground for many War of 1812 figures. Among them are Navy Yard Commandant Thomas Tingey, the first architect of the Capitol, Dr. William Thornton, State Department Clerk Stephen Pleasonton, and . . . — Map (db m80481) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Destroying the LibraryStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The original Library of Congress occupied a room in the U.S. Capitol. When British troops burned the Capitol in 1814, the collection was destroyed. After the war Thomas Jefferson helped re-establish the library by selling to Congress at a . . . — Map (db m80848) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Fiery DestructionStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
“[The British] put a slow match to the [Sewall] house … and those rockets burst until … they made the rafters fly East and West.” — Enslaved African American diarist and eyewitness, Michael Shiner. As the British . . . — Map (db m87856) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Marine BarracksWashington, D.C. — "Oldest Post of the Corps" —
Site selected by President Thomas Jefferson and Lieutenant Colonel Commandant William Ward Burrows on 31 March 1801. A National Capital Landmark and entered in the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m10833) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — 5 — Oldest Post of the CorpsTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail —
On your left is Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., the oldest continuously manned post in the U.S. Marine Corps. The installation was originally designed by architect George Hadfield in 1801 with a central parade ground and housing for 500 . . . — Map (db m130737) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Residence of Albert Gallatin
Residence of Albert Gallatin, Peace Negotiator and Secretary of the Treasury 1801-1814, who negotiated the treaty of Ghent, 1814. When the British marched on Washington in the summer of 1814, some American patriots with Commodore Joshua Barney and . . . — Map (db m61571) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — The Capitol in FlamesStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The U.S. Capitol was the British troop's first target when they arrived in Washington on August 24, 1814, only hours after their afternoon victory at the Battle of Bladensburg. The invaders fired rockets through the Capitol's windows. When the . . . — Map (db m80844) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — 9 — Washington Navy Yard: Serving the FleetTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail —
In front of you is the main gate of the Washington Navy Yard, established in 1799. It is the U.S. Navy's oldest shore facility in continuous use. Over time, workers here have built and repaired ships and their fittings, designed and developed . . . — Map (db m130740) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Columbia Heights — A Hilltop for Heroes and Horse ThievesMeridian Hill Park, National Historic Landmark — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
It is perhaps no surprise that Commodore David Porter, hero of the War of 1812, chose Meridian Hill on which to build his estate. From this knoll, Porter had a direct line of sight to the President's mansion. Though no match for the grand buildings . . . — Map (db m63740) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — "The Seven Buildings"Erected c. 1795
The Embassy of Mexico incorporates the two surviving facades of a set of seven row houses known as “The Seven Buildings”. This complex has an intimate relationship with American history, and the government of Mexico is proud to honor and . . . — Map (db m89348) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Albert Gallatin
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District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Fleeing the Executive MansionStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
On August 24, 1814, President James Madison rode out to Bladensburg, Maryland, to observe the state of the American troops defending the nation's capital. U.S. General William Winder, now sure of the direction of the British approach, marched . . . — Map (db m87590) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — White House AblazeStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
For Americans, August 24, 1814, was one of the darkest days of the War of 1812. After a victory at nearby Bladensburg, Maryland, British soldiers marched on Washington, destroying the U.S. Capitol and many other public buildings. . . . — Map (db m130366) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Daniel Webster Memorial
Daniel Webster "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable." Expounder and Defender of the Constitution Born at Salisbury, N.H., Jan 18, 1772 Died at Marshfield, Mass., Oct 24, 1852 "Our Country, Our Whole Country, and nothing . . . — Map (db m81729) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Winfield ScottGeneral-in-Chief, U.S. Army
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District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Peace at Last!Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The Octagon Once was the city residence of wealthy Virginia landowner Colonel John Tayloe III. After the British burned the White House and other government buildings, President James Madison accepted Tayloe's invitation to use the Octagon as a . . . — Map (db m87563) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Octagon
Built between 1799 and 1802 by Colonel John Tayloe III (1771-1828) and his wife Ann Ogle Tayloe (1772-1855) Dr. William Thornton (1759-1828) Architect Occupied by President and Mrs. Madison from August 1814 to March 1815 after the burning . . . — Map (db m40225) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Octagon
This building known as the Octagon built in 1800 for Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Virginia, was occupied by President Madison after the burning of the President's House by the British on August 14, 1814. Here the Treaty of Ghent was ratified by . . . — Map (db m117643) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Francis Scott Key
1779-1843. The author of our National Anthem was a lawyer, patriot, community leader and poet. His home and law office stood approximately 100 yards west of here. Francis Scott Key lived there from 1803 to about 1833 with his wife, the former Mary . . . — Map (db m120) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Francis Scott Key Bridge
This Bridge is named in honor of Francis Scott Key Author of the Star Spangled Banner September 14, 1814 Then conquer we must for our cause it is just And this be our Motto     In God is our Trust Erected by the National Society . . . — Map (db m111006) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Georgetown RefugeStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail-War of 1812 — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
In 1814 this was the home of the Charles Carroll family, fiends of President James Madison and his wife, Dolley. Carroll came to the President’s House on August 24, as Madison was returning from the defeat at Battle of Bladensburg. Soon word arrived . . . — Map (db m95914) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — The Star-Spangled Banner
The Flag. The immortal words "star-spangled Banner" refer to the magnificent flag which Francis Scott Key saw "by the dawn's early light" after the British bombardment of Fort McHenry on September 14, 1814. It is the largest flag ever flown in . . . — Map (db m82470) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Watching the FlamesStar Spangled Banner National Historic Trail-War of 1812 — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
On August 24, 1814, as word spread that the British were coming, Dr. William Thornton and his wife Anna Marie fled their downtown F Street home and took refuge here at Tudor Place, home of their friend Martha Parke Custis Peter. That night, Mrs. . . . — Map (db m95949) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Old Soldiers Home — Winfield Scott
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District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — "Blodget's Hotel"
[The Great Seal of the United States] In 1800, the building erected on this site by Samuel Blodget was the scene of the first theatrical performance given in Washington. From 1812 to 1836 it sheltered the city post office and, for part of . . . — Map (db m103077) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Discover DC / Metro Center
Welcome to downtown Washington, DC — an area rich in history, culture, and places to see. You will enjoy visiting the following sites located in the vicinity of this sign. Clockwise from top left: St. John's Church Every US . . . — Map (db m113345) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Site of Rhodes Tavern
[First Panel]: Built in 1799, in the hope that the new capital would become a great city. Opened as a tavern and inn by William Rhodes, 1801. Washington's first 'town hall,' where White House architect James Hoban and other . . . — Map (db m39618) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Escape Across the PotomacStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
As war with Britain wore on, some U.S. military leaders believed the nation's capital, with its inland location and military defenses, was safe. So Washingtonians were cruelly surprised when the British invaded on August 24, 1814. As the enemy . . . — Map (db m97215) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — 13 — Military Education at Fort McNairRiver Farms to Urban Towers — Southwest Heritage Trail —
Fort Leslie J. McNair, to your right, honors the commander, Army Ground Forces during World War II who died in battle. It is the U.S. Army’s third oldest installation (after West Point and Carlisle Barracks). The fort dates back to 1791. . . . — Map (db m130912) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A National Museum
The National Museum of American History is home to the Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired our national anthem. That flag's "broad stripes and bright stars" have shaped the Museum and its mission, as have the flags for every U.S. state and . . . — Map (db m111539) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Legacy of WarStar-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
On August 24, 1814, the British brought the war to the streets of Washington. After soundly defeating the Americans at nearby Bladensburg, enemy soldiers invaded the Nation's Capital—burning the President's House, U.S. Capitol, and other . . . — Map (db m74939) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-842 — Sawpit Bluff Plantation
Side 1 Sawpit Bluff Plantation, located on Black Hammock Island, was built in the 1750s by Edmund Gray. The plantation was named for the sawpit excavated to accommodate the up and down motion of a vertical saw blade. The plantation house . . . — Map (db m92973) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Soldiers of the American Revolution Associated with Jacksonville’s History
General John McIntosh (c.) 1756-1826 was born in Darien Georgia. He assisted botanist William Bartram 1773-1774, and in 1774 they explored along the St. Johns River. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a captain, . . . — Map (db m138114) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Ebenezer Dorr
A native of Maine, Ebenezer Dorr spent fourteen months as a prisoner of war in England during the War of 1812. He was captain of his own ship for many years, trading at ports around the world. In about 1827, Dorr moved his family to Escambia County . . . — Map (db m80050) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Fort George
Site of Fort George - headquarters of British West Florida - Suwannee to the Mississippi. From 1763 until captured by Spanish Gen. Bernardo de Galvez in 1781 and renamed San Miguel. Seized by Andrew Jackson in 1814 and 1818 and delivered to him as . . . — Map (db m72271) HM
Florida (Gadsden County), Chattahoochee — Chattahoochee Landing Mound Group
This prehistoric mound is the largest of seven that once stood here at River Landing Park. Believed to date from the Fort Walton time period (A.D. 900-A.D. 1500), its original appearance was that of a flat-topped pyramid. Archaeologists believe that . . . — Map (db m110893) HM
Florida (Gadsden County), Chattahoochee — Nicolls' Outpost
Atop this large prehistoric mound stood Nicolls' Outpost, a British fort of the War of 1812. Built in the fall of 1814, it was a rectangular earthen redoubt with a surrounding stockade and was armed with two small cannons. Garrisoned by 180 white . . . — Map (db m79455) HM
Georgia (Barrow County), Jefferson — Jackson Trail
This is the same road over which marched the famous Gen. Andrew Jackson. This marker erected April 1926 By Georgia Daughters of The American Revolution. Atlanta Chapter, Atlanta, and Sunbury Chapter Winder. — Map (db m19769) HM
Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration
As U.S. Army and Georgia Militia Headquarters, Fort Hawkins played a significant role in the War of 1812. The fort supplied all command and logistics support for the Southern Theatre and fort personnel participated directly in the Creek War and The . . . — Map (db m59575) HM
Georgia (Camden County), St Marys — 020-8 — Point Peter
East of here, at the junction of Peter Creek and the St. Marys river, the British built Fort Tonyn in 1776; controlling the southern part of the colony of Georgia for two years. In 1778, American Revolutionary forces, both land and water, forced . . . — Map (db m81753) HM
Georgia (Camden County), St Marys — 20-2 — Point Peter Battery and the War of 1812
In 1795 a cannon battery constructed on the Point Peter peninsula became the southernmost fortification in the First System of U.S. coastal defenses. Vacated in 1802, it was reoccupied and strengthened in 1808 to provide support for the enforcement . . . — Map (db m16320) HM
Georgia (Carroll County), Whitesburg — This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh
It was relocated from near Centre, Alabama by W.O. Kilgore Construction with funds provided by the Department of Natural Resources and private sector funds raised by the Abraham Baldwin Chapter, NSDAR as requested by Carroll County, Georgia. . . . — Map (db m110846) HM
Georgia (Charlton County), Folkston — 024-5 — Oldest Industry in Charlton
This mill pond marks the site of Major Archibald Clark's sawmill, the oldest industry in what is now Charlton County. Built about 1802, this mill with upright saws was operated by water power, and lumber shipped down the St. Marys River. Major . . . — Map (db m14476) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-32 — Col. James S. McIntosh (1784-1847)
James S. McIntosh achieved an immortal record of gallantry in the War of 1812 and in the War with Mexico. In 1814 he saw considerable action on the Canadian border, he was severely wounded at Buffalo. In the Mexican War, Col. McIntosh was . . . — Map (db m81621) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Construction of Fort Jackson
(Panel one) In the early years of the 19th century, the United States was a fledgling nation with a population of 7,700,000, a standing army of 6,700, and a navy of only 12 ships. The Americans were vastly outnumbered by the major . . . — Map (db m25014) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Garrison of Fort Jackson
Starting in the Summer of 1812, Fort Jackson was garrisoned by various units of the United States Army and Georgia Militia. These troops included the 8th U.S. Infantry, 4th U.S. Artillery, and the Chatham Artillery. — Map (db m24999) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-41 — Old City Exchange Bell
This bell, which is believed to be the oldest in Georgia, bears the date 1802. Imported from Amsterdam, it hung in the cupola of the City Exchange from 1804 until a short time before that building was razed to make way for the present City Hall. . . . — Map (db m4913) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Republican Blues
During the early months of the Civil War, Fort Jackson's Garrison was composed of local militia units which served rotating tours of duty at the fort. One of these units was the Republican Blues commanded by John Wayne Anderson. The Blues . . . — Map (db m25097) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Savannah Volunteer Guards
Organized 1802 As infantry the Corps fought in the War of 1812, Indian Wars and as a battalion in 1861, serving with distinction in defense of Savannah and Charleston. In the spring of 1864 joined Lee's Army at Petersburg. On April 3, 1865 . . . — Map (db m5767) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Chatham Artillery1786
On thefront,south side is inscribed: Dedicate May 4, 1986 To honor the members of the Chatham Artillery Servants of God, Country, State and Community — Soldiers in War Patriots in Peace On the east side is . . . — Map (db m13371) HM
Georgia (Clay County), Fort Gaines — 1814 Boundary / Founding of Fort Gaines
1814 Boundary The boundary line defined in the Treaty of Fort Jackson (August 1814) between the confederated Creek tribes and the United States extended eastward from the mouth of Cemochechobee Creek south of here to a point near Jesup, . . . — Map (db m47225) HM
Georgia (Clay County), Fort Gaines — Oketeyeconne / Chattahoochee Theater
Oketeyeconne Oketeyeconne, or Okitiyakani, was a Hitchiti-speaking Lower Creek town located near here on the east bank of the Chattahoochee River south of Sandy Creek during the late frontier period. Described in 1799 by Benjamin Hawkins, . . . — Map (db m47227) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Fort Gillem — 031-AGD-5 — McIntosh Gate
Named in honor of Brig. General William McIntosh, U.S. Army. Chief of the Coweta Tribe of the Creek Nation, he negotiated a treaty ceding this territory to the United States, which included the land on which the Depot now stands. The son of a . . . — Map (db m59345) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Founder's Lot William Harris
Oldest grave is on this plot for Wm. Harris´ son, William Capers G. Harris (1823-1831). Mr. Harris, a wealthy planter, was a devout Methodist and champion of education. In War of 1812 he served in Capt. Jett Thomas´ Co., 2nd, Regt., Ga. Militia. He . . . — Map (db m15202) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — In Memory of General Daniel Newnan1780-1851
In Memory of General Daniel Newnan Veteran of the War of 1812 Major-General Georgia Milita 3rd. Div. 1817 Secretary of State 1825–1827 United States Congressman 1831–1833 Newnan . . . — Map (db m94647) HM
Georgia (Coweta County), Newnan — William McIntoshthe Creek Indian Chief
To commemorate the courage and fidelity of the Creek Indian Chief William McIntosh In his youth he shielded pioneers, during the Revolution, from hostile tribes. He attained distinction in the war of 1812 and . . . — Map (db m94643) HM
Georgia (Crisp County), Cordele — 040-1 — Blackshear Trail
Blackshear Trail, made by General David Blackshear during the War of 1812, was used by General Andrew Jackson when he led his troops from Fort Hawkins, now Macon, through Hartford, now Hawkinsville, to Fort Early in 1818. The section was roadless . . . — Map (db m53208) HM
Georgia (Crisp County), Cordele — 040-2 — Fort Early
Fort Early, built by General David Blackshear in 1812, was named for Peter Early, Governor of Georgia at that time. It was used by General Blackshear during the war of 1812. On February 13, 1818 General Andrew Jackson and his army arrived at the . . . — Map (db m116697) HM
Georgia (Dodge County), Eastman — GA 87 F-6 — The Blackshear Road
At this point the highway was originally known as the Blackshear Road. It was planned and cut out in 1815 by Major Elijah Blackshear and a company of Georgia Volunteer Militia. This road gained fame as the alternative route used by General David . . . — Map (db m14295) HM
Georgia (Fayette County), Fayetteville — Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church
Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church Est. 1825 The oldest church in Fayette County. The cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, WWI & WWII. Placed by Thomas Wingfield Chapter National . . . — Map (db m120067) HM
Georgia (Floyd County), Rome — 57-1 — Chieftains
At this house’s core is the 1790s log home of Major Ridge (c.1771-1839), a leader in the Cherokee Nation. His 223-acre plantation supported numerous outbuildings, orchards and slaves while the family served as ferryboat operators and merchants. It . . . — Map (db m14981) HM
Georgia (Forsyth County), Cumming — 058-3 — Colonel William Cumming
The town of Cumming (incorporated 1834) is named in honor of Col. William Cumming, distinguished Georgian, born July 27, 1788, son of Thomas Cumming and Ann Clay, daughter of Joseph Clay, of Savannah. William Cumming graduated from the College of . . . — Map (db m33581) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-61 — Fort Peach Tree
With Creek Indians as British allies & Cherokees loyal to U.S., in War of 1812, it was expedient to locate a fort at Standing Peach Tree on the Chattahoochee - the boundary line. Lt. Geo. Gilmer (later, twice Gov. of Georgia) was sent here (1814) . . . — Map (db m22091) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-194 — Fort Peachtree, War of 1812
One of a line of forts hastily constructed during the War of 1812 to control the Creek Indians who were in alliance with the British, of the Chattahoochee River and Peachtree Creek, and overlooked the Creek trading-post town of Standing Peachtree. . . . — Map (db m9688) HM
Georgia (Gordon County), Calhoun — 064-30 — New Echota Cemetery
On the hilltop, 100 yards to the south, is the cemetery for the village of New Echota. The marked graves are those of Pathkiller, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation until his death in 1827 and a colonel in Morgan's regiment in the War of 1812, . . . — Map (db m11570) HM
Georgia (Gwinnett County), Dacula — 067-5 — Fort Daniel
Fort Daniel was completed in 1813 to protect the frontier from Indians aroused by the British during the War of 1812. Presumably named for General Allen Daniel, the fort was garrisoned by the 25th Regiment of Georgia Militia. To further protect the . . . — Map (db m26485) HM
Georgia (Jones County), Macon — 084-7 — Old Garrison Road
This road was built about 1800 by the State as a military road for the movement of troops between Milledgeville and Fort Hawkins (Macon) during the Indian Wars. It was strongly garrisoned to afford protection on this side of the Ocmulgee River, and . . . — Map (db m57868) HM
Georgia (Marion County), Buena Vista — 098-1 — Fort Perry1813
One half mile due east lies the site of Fort Perry, along the Old Federal Road. A stockade fort, defended by block houses, this post was ordered erected by General John Floyd, of Camden county, as he led a body of 400 Georgia Militiamen through this . . . — Map (db m27255) HM
Georgia (McIntosh County), Pine Harbor — 095-4 — Colonel John McIntosh←——‹‹‹
About one mile from this spot, at Fairhope, the adjoining plantation, Colonel John McIntosh, a hero of the American Revolution, was buried in 1826. It was Colonel McIntosh, in command of Fort Morris at Sunbury, who, when the British Lieut. Col. . . . — Map (db m16184) HM
Georgia (Miami-Dade County), Wildwood — 041-2 — Chief Wauhatchie’s Home
Just East of the railroad from here and 200 yards North of Wauhatchie Spring and Branch, stood the home of Wauhatchie, Chief of the Cherokees. In the War of 1812 he served in a company of Cherokees under Capt. John Brown, Col. Gideon Morgan and Maj. . . . — Map (db m57996) HM
Georgia (Pierce County), Blackshear — General Blackshear's Military Road
Gen. David Blackshear Ordered this military road cut to Darien and on to St. Marys July 1st. 1814 — Map (db m24736) HM
Georgia (Pulaski County), Hawkinsville — The 1812 Soldiers
This tablet erected in memory of the 1812 soldiers who served at Fort Mitchell, Hartford, GA. — Map (db m111453) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-26 — Twiggs Cemetery<-------<<<
In the cemetery about 300 yards from here are buried Major-General John Twiggs, a hero of the American Revolution, for whom Twiggs County is named, and his son, Major-General David Emanuel Twiggs, who achieved military distinction in the Mexican War . . . — Map (db m61699) HM
Georgia (Twiggs County), Tarversville — 143-10 — Tarversville
This settlement was named for the Tarver family who settled here more than a century ago. In 1826 a post office was opened as Tarver's Store and in 1831 the name was changed to Tarversville. Hartwell Hill Tarver (1791-1851) was one of the . . . — Map (db m39991) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 146-12 — John Ross Home
This comfortable two-story log house was the home of Cherokee Chief John Ross from boyhood until he went west over the "Trail of Tears," losing his Indian wife enroute. Although only one-eighth Indian himself, Ross was the elected "Principal Chief" . . . — Map (db m12673) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Mill Creek — 155-29C — "Callaway Place" - 1814.
Jesse Callaway, soldier of 1812, son of Joseph Callaway, soldier of '76, lived in this house from 1852 to 1867. The house, built with bricks made on the place, remained in the family until after 1900. It is said to have been built about 1814. . . . — Map (db m10795) HM
Idaho (Nez Perce County), Lewiston — Exploring on the River
Seasonal Migrations The Nimi’ipuu migrated throughout the region of the Snake River and its tributaries. They traveled seasonally to take advantage of the food sources: camas bulbs, berries, deer, elk, bear, and salmon. Their mobility . . . — Map (db m110541) HM
Idaho (Nez Perce County), Lewiston — 176 — Mackenzie's PostEarly in September 1812, Donald Mackenzie set up a fur trade post near here — for John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company —
Disappointed to find that beaver were unavailable in this area, he built only a store and two houses out of driftwood. Then the War of 1812 and Indian trouble tangled his plans; in May 1813 he abandoned this site, since Astor’s venture had failed . . . — Map (db m109724) HM
Illinois (Adams County), Quincy — Lincoln's Quincy
With a population of nearly 13,000 in 1858, Quincy was the Adams County seat and the third largest city in Illinois. Quincy boasted a strong, growing economy based on its transportation, milling, pork packing, and light industry. In 1853 . . . — Map (db m58755) HM
Illinois (Bond County), Greenville — War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in Bond County
In memory of the who are buried in Bond County Amos Balch • Ansel Birge Welshier Buchanan • William Burgess Allen Comer • John Etzler Daniel Ferguson • John Floyd Boling Grigg • Bonham Harlan T. S. Hubbard • Joseph Hunter . . . — Map (db m34127) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Battle of Fort DearbornAugust 15, 1812
From roughly 1620 to 1820, the territory of the Potawatomi extended from what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Detroit, Michigan, and included the Chicago area. In 1803, the United States government built Fort Dearborn at what is today Michigan . . . — Map (db m67806) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Fort Dearborn
Defense Fort Dearborn stood almost on this spot. After an heroic defense in eighteen hundred and twelve, the garrison together with women and children was forced to evacuate the fort. Led by Captain Wells, they were brutally massacred by the . . . — Map (db m47670) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Old Fort Dearborn
Here • Stood Old • Fort • Dearborn 1803 – 1812 — Map (db m79616) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Site of Fort Dearborn1803
Chicago Landmark Fort Dearborn served as the major western garrison of the United States until destroyed during an Indian uprising in August of 1812. A second fort, erected on the same site in 1816, was demolished in 1858. Designated a Chicago . . . — Map (db m47681) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Franklin Park — Burial Site of Josette Beaubien
Josette Beaubien, a survivor of the Fort Dearborn Massacre, was buried here in 1845. She was married to Jean Baptiste Beaubien, one of Chicago's first settlers. Her brother was Claude LaFramboise, a chief of the Potawatomi Indians. Chief Alexander . . . — Map (db m55452) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Fort LaMotte
About 1812 the settlers in this area built Fort LaMotte for protection from hostile indians. The pioneers farmed the adjoining land but stayed within easy reach of the protective walls. After the War of 1812 the Indian threat diminished and . . . — Map (db m23308) HM
Illinois (DeKalb County), Rockford — Shabbona
In the early 1800's Shabbona was a principal chief of the Ottowa, Potawatomi, and Chippewa group of tribes which banded together to form "The Three Fires." Shabbona camped briefly in a large grove one-half mile south of here. He fought with the . . . — Map (db m31672) HM
Illinois (DuPage County), Glen Ellyn — Stacy’s Tavern
Moses Stacy, soldier in the War of 1812, arrived here in 1835. This inn, built in 1846 and his second home, was a halfway stop between Chicago and the Fox River Valley and a probable stage stop for Rockford-Galena coaches. For many years the village . . . — Map (db m97573) HM
Illinois (Madison County), Edwardsville — Fort Russell
One quarter-mile to the west stood Fort Russell, a wooden stockade which served as a base of supplies and operations for the Illinois Militia during the War of 1812. From here, for months at a time, Governor Ninian Edwards administered the affairs . . . — Map (db m54759) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Soldiers of the War of 1812
To Honor the Soldiers of the War of 1812 who lie buried in Sangamon County First Column: Roswell Abel • James Adams • William Archer • James Baker • Jacob Baker • Eli Barbre • Isaac Bates • Oliver Bates • Amor Batterton • Philo Beers . . . — Map (db m46175) WM
Illinois (Winnebago County), Rockford — Memorial Hall
This Memorial Hall, the first of its kind in the United States, dedicated to our Veterans of all wars, was completed in the year 1903 with dedication ceremonies on June Third of that year by our twenty-sixth President Theodore Roosevelt with these . . . — Map (db m95722) HM WM
Indiana (Adams County), Decatur — Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls
Left Side Left - Small Plaque Thomas Archibold Pennsylvania Pvt - Capt Bell’s Co Revolutionary War 1755 - ✝ - 1837 Small Plaque James Ball Sgt - Col Bakers MD Regt Revolutionary War 1751 - . . . — Map (db m54763) WM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Old Fort Wayne Well
The "Old Well," an important factor in the existence of the fort and its people, saved the fort from Indian fire brands in 1812. Fort Wayne was first built, near by, in 1794. It was rebuilt, on this site, in 1804, and 1815. - - - - - - - - . . . — Map (db m21210) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — The Last Two American Forts/The Siege of 1812
The Last Two American Forts In 1798, Col. Thomas Hunt began construction on this site of the second American fort at the Three Rivers. this fort, which was completed in 1800, replaced the first, hastily built one erected nearby to the . . . — Map (db m21219) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Wayne Trace
Wayne Trace Once the Indian trail to Cincinnati The route Of General Harmer's Army in 1790 Of General Wayne's When leaving the stockade Christened by Major Hamtramck "Fort Wayne" in 1794 Also of General Harrison's Army . . . — Map (db m52749) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — William Wells
A tract of 320 acres of land extending west of the St. Joseph River (the modern Bloomingdale and Spy Run neighborhoods) was set aside by an act of Congress in 1808 for the Indian agent William Wells in recognition of his many services to the U.S. . . . — Map (db m26863) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — 06.1962.1 — Patrick H. Sullivan1794 - 1879
Patrick H. Sullivan, 1794-1879, was the first white settler in Boone County, 1823, and built the first log cabin. In 1857, he bought this site and lived here until 1872. He served in the War of 1812. — Map (db m67190) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Pyrmont — Pyrmont / 1812 Hopkins’ Expedition
Pyrmont. John Wagner built a dam, race and saw mill about a mile South in 1833 and added a grist mill. He sold to John Fisher who sold to John Fetterhoff who built a large frame mill. Joel Wagoner, James Allen, Elias Morkert, J. J. Cripe, Wm. . . . — Map (db m40455) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — 14.1999.1 — Fort Flora
Built on this site by civilians to protect approximately ten families during War of 1812. Named for landowner David Flora. Ten such forts were built circa 1811-1813 in area that became Daviess County. Area was Knox County, part of Indiana Territory . . . — Map (db m23211) HM
Indiana (Elkhart County), Elkhart — The Rivers and the Native AmericansOur Rivers' Story
The Early Inhabitants of the Valley Centuries before the area was settled by whites, at least two different native tribes inhabited the St Joseph Valley. The Miami The Miami were the first recorded tribe known to have lived in . . . — Map (db m69777) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Marion — 27.1947.1 — Battle of Mississinewa
Two miles west. Site of battle fought Dec. 18, 1812, in which British-allied Miami Indians were defeated by U.S. troops and Militia under Col. John Campbell. — Map (db m1497) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Marion — Mississinewa Battlefield
On Dec. 17, 1812, Lt. Colonel John B. Campbell with 600 mounted troops arrived at this site under orders to destroy the Miami Indian Villages along the Mississinewa River from here to the present site of Peru. The destruction of the village on . . . — Map (db m1512) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — In Honor Of The Men from Harrison County
Marker Front In Honor of The men from Harrison County killed or died of wounds at the Battle of Tippecanoe Nov. 7, 1811 and War of 1812 Marker's Left Side Capt. Spier Spencer’s Co. Mounted Rifleman . . . — Map (db m9751) HM
Indiana (Knox County), Vincennes — Chief Tecumseh1768 - 1813
The great Shawnee leader lives on as a symbol of Native pride and pan-Indian identity. In the years 1810 and 1811 Tecumseh defended the rights of his people in meetings in Vincennes with William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory. . . . — Map (db m61831) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Chief Tecumseh
The Shawnee orator, diplomat and warrior was born near present-day Dayton, Ohio, in 1768. Tecumseh strove to bond the scattered Native American peoples into a united opposition to white encroachment upon their ancestral lands. In 1791 he joined . . . — Map (db m132830) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
To Indiana's Silent Victors War with Mexico 1846 1847 1848 Indiana Regiments No's. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 4585 men Indian and British War 1811-1812 Battle of Tippecanoe Indians defeated Nov. 7, 1811 War of the Revolution Capture of . . . — Map (db m105767) WM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — William H. Harrison
William H. Harrison Conqueror of the Indian Confederacy War 1812-1815 — Map (db m132790) WM
Indiana (Miami County), Peru — Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers
North 87 degrees East 437 feet. War Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers. Here May, 1812, twelve tribes of N.W. Territory voted not to join English. Tecumseh objected and joined Canada. Across road Godfroy's trading post and Mt. Pleasant home, . . . — Map (db m61139) HM
Indiana (Montgomery County), Crawfordsville — Soldiers Buried in "Old Town Cemetery" - Crawfordsville, Indiana
This Memorial erected in Memory of the following soldiers who are buried in this Cemetery. The exact location of some are unknown. ——————————— Revolutionary War Thomas Mason • . . . — Map (db m13280) WM

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