Fort Quiatenon

Fort Quiatenon (HMO72)

Location: West Lafayette, IN 47906 Tippecanoe County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 24.387', W 86° 57.797'

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First post in Indiana area built nearby in 1717 by French Canada to counter British expansion in valleys of Wabash and Ohio rivers. Served as trade and communication post. French surrendered fort to British in 1761 during the French and Indian War. Fort was occupied by Native Americans after 1763 and destroyed by American soldiers 1791.
HM NumberHMO72
Series This marker is part of the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByIndiana Bicentennial Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 503115 N 4472871
Decimal Degrees40.40645000, -86.96328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.387', W 86° 57.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 23.22" N, 86° 57' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3012-3398 S River Rd, West Lafayette IN 47906, US
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