Le Petit Fort

Le Petit Fort (HM4T4)

Location: Chesterton, IN 46304 Porter County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 39.645', W 87° 3.748'

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At Le Petit Fort, near this site, a battle was fought on December 5, 1780, between American forces under command of Lt. Thomas Brady and Jean Baptiste Hamelin and British forces under command of Dahreau de Quindre.
HM NumberHM4T4
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield, Fort
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassBoth
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 12:46pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] FRASERISMYBLOOD  
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionNorth on Rt 49 inside the Indiana Dunes State Park. Beach parking lot.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 494799 N 4612112
Decimal Degrees41.66075000, -87.06246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 39.645', W 87° 3.748'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 39' 38.7000" N, 87° 3' 44.8800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)219
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton IN 46304, US
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Beautiful marker in the fantastic setting of the Indiana Dunes State Park

Sep 3, 2017 at 10:46am PDT by fraserismyblood

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