Fremont

Fremont (HMBZY)

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

N 41° 20.843', W 83° 6.807'

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County Seat of Sandusky County, Ohio

The Junquindundeh of the Indians, and the Lower Sandusky of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812.

An old neutral town of the Eries used as a refuge on the destruction of the Huron commonwealth by the Iroquois in 1650.

Westernmost point reached by the British and Colonial troops from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut under Israel Putnam in Bradstreet's expedition against Pontiac in 1764.

A British post established here during the Revolutionary War.

Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, the Moravians Heckwelder, Zeisberger and over 1,000 whites held here as prisoners by Indians.

Fort Stephenson built in 1812, and gallantly defended by Major George Croghan, 17th U.S. Infantry with 160 men, againt 2,000 British and Indians under Proctor and Tecumseh, against 1st and 2nd, 1813.

Spiegel Grove the home of Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th president of the United States.

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HM NumberHMBZY
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Year Placed1908
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 323186 N 4579475
Decimal Degrees41.34738333, -83.11345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 20.843', W 83° 6.807'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 20' 50.58" N, 83° 6' 48.42" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 N Front St, Fremont OH 43420, US
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