Vincennes

Vincennes (HM12V)

Location: Vincennes, IN 47591 Knox County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 40.821', W 87° 32.01'

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So named in honor of French Canadian, Fracois-Marie Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes (1700-1736).
In 1732, he built a fort here to protect the claims of France in the New World.
In 1736, Vincennes was burned at the stake by Chickasaw Indians near the present town of Fulton, Tennessee.
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HM NumberHM12V
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Placed ByDelta Theta Tau Sorority, Epsilon Psi Chapter and Alumnae Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 453596 N 4281440
Decimal Degrees38.68035000, -87.53350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.821', W 87° 32.01'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 49.26" N, 87° 32' 0.60" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4456-4498 S 1st St, Vincennes IN 47591, US
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