General William Henry Harrison

General William Henry Harrison (HMCO5)

Location: Perrysburg, OH 43551 Wood County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.165', W 83° 39.099'

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General William Henry Harrison, commander of the Army of the West, selected this site in February 1813, and on it erected Fort Meigs as a defense against the military operations of the English, with whom the United States was then at war.

On April 26th of the same year, this fort was besieged by the British and their Indian allies. After a brave defense the siege was raised on May 9th. On July 20th the enemy renewed the attack but was again defeated.

These victories were a great factor in turning back the tide of British invasion and materially aided in the protection and preservation of Ohio and the territories of the Northwest.
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HM NumberHMCO5
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Year Placed1908
Placed ByThe State of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 278856 N 4603516
Decimal Degrees41.55275000, -83.65165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.165', W 83° 39.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 9.90" N, 83° 39' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255 N Ridge Dr, Perrysburg OH 43551, US
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