Portage Trail

Portage Trail (HMBXE)

Location: Fremont, OH 43420 Sandusky County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 19.287', W 83° 9.243'

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Near this spot an old footpath bypassed the lower rapids of the Sandusky River from midtown Fremont south to Tindall Bridge. Along this trail Indian portaged their canoes around swift rapids. This was the Old Sandusky-Scioto Trail, an ancient waterway from Lake Erie to the Ohio River via the Sandusky and Scioto Rivers. The trail was a military route for General William Henry Harrison's army during the War of 1812.
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HM NumberHMBXE
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Year Placed1971
Placed ByThe Sandusky County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 319718 N 4576680
Decimal Degrees41.32145000, -83.15405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.287', W 83° 9.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 17.22" N, 83° 9' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1700-2298 Co Rd 132, Fremont OH 43420, US
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