“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Jefferson, Ohio

Clickable Map of Darke County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Darke County, OH (83) Mercer County, OH (95) Miami County, OH (107) Montgomery County, OH (672) Preble County, OH (38) Shelby County, OH (52) Jay County, IN (5) Randolph County, IN (17) Wayne County, IN (49)  DarkeCounty(83) Darke County (83)  MercerCounty(95) Mercer County (95)  MiamiCounty(107) Miami County (107)  MontgomeryCounty(672) Montgomery County (672)  PrebleCounty(38) Preble County (38)  ShelbyCounty(52) Shelby County (52)  JayCountyIndiana(5) Jay County (5)  RandolphCounty(17) Randolph County (17)  WayneCounty(49) Wayne County (49)
Greenville is the county seat for Darke County
Fort Jefferson is in Darke County
      Darke County (83)  
      Mercer County (95)  
      Miami County (107)  
      Montgomery County (672)  
      Preble County (38)  
      Shelby County (52)  
      Jay County, Indiana (5)  
      Randolph County, Indiana (17)  
      Wayne County, Indiana (49)  
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1Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Ash Pit — Fort Jefferson
A relic laden ash pit was discovered at this site.Map (db m166330) HM
2Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Excavation — Fort Jefferson
Excavation in 1930 revealed site of blockhouse at this location.Map (db m166325) HM
3Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Firepit — Fort Jefferson
A clay firepit, four feet square and two and one half feet deep, was uncovered at this point.Map (db m166326) HM
4Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — For Jefferson Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the heroes of our community who served our country and who sacrificed their lives on the land, sea, and in the sky that freedom might live In Memoriam Alvin H. Young Frank R. Aten Ohmer Stephen Stravser Bill M. . . . Map (db m166331) WM
5Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Fort Jefferson
Built by the Army of General Arthur St. Clair in October 1791 and used as a military post during the campaigns against the North-Western Indian tribes MCMVIIMap (db m19885) HM
6Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Fort Jefferson
Site of frontier post built by Arthur St. Clair 1791.Map (db m178739) HM
7Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — C — Fort Jefferson — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Site of Fort Jefferson The most advanced post established by General St. Clair on his campaign against the Northwestern Indian Tribes in 1791. Map (db m138773) HM
8Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — 5-19 — Fort Jefferson / St. Clair’s Defeat
Fort Jefferson. During the Indian Wars of 1790-1795, the United States built a chain of forts in the contested area of what is today western Ohio. These forts were built as a result of various tribes of the region attacking the encroaching . . . Map (db m20254) HM
9Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Fort Jefferson: A Link in a Chain
Fort Jefferson was just a link in a chain of forts stretching north from Fort Washington (Cincinnati) to Fort Deposit (Waterville). During the Indian War of 1790-1795, the United States felt it necessary to build forts in contested . . . Map (db m165698) HM
10Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Trench — Fort Jefferson
A trench lined with timber posts extended southwest from this point.Map (db m166328) HM
11Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Underground Passage — Fort Jefferson
Beneath this spot a wooden treaded stairway was discovered leading into a passageway to well or magazine pit 80 feet to southwest, the passageway was six feet deep, three feet wide and lined with posts and puncheons.Map (db m166324) HM
12Ohio (Darke County), Fort Jefferson — Well or Magazine Pit — Fort Jefferson
A twenty five foot well or magazine pit was excavated at this location. The opening was five feet square and the walls were lined with timbers. Among other things, a wooden windlass was found at the bottom of the well and is now at . . . Map (db m166327) HM
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May. 29, 2022