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Colonel George Rogers Clark - Vincennes, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 40.835 W 087° 31.989
16S E 453626 N 4281466
Quick Description: Site of headquarters, but dedicated to the Valiant Americans
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2014 9:24:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4X9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

County of memorial: Knox County
Location of memorial: 1st St. & Main St., Vincennes
Plaque erected by: Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution
Date plaque erected: 1954

Plaque Text:

Site of house occupied as Headquarters of
COLONEL GEORGE ROGERS CLARK
Before capturing Fort Sackville from the British February 25, 1779.
It was a private house facing the fort.
Later Colonel Henry Hamilton, British Commander of the Garrison,
was housed here after his surrender
and before his removal to Williamsburg, Virginia.
/-----------/
This marker erected by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution
in 1954
is dedicated to
Those valiant Americans Who Achieved This Great Conquest

Type of Memorial: Plaque

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