Fort Payne Historical

Fort Payne Historical (HM1U8T)

Location: Naperville, IL 60540 DuPage County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 46.233', W 88° 8.683'

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Near this site in 1832 a 100-foot square stockade enclosed by wooden pickets, with two blockhouses on diagonal corners, was built. Here Captain Morgan L. Payne and his company of forty-five men protected the settlers from roaming Sauk Indians during the Black Hawk War.
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HM NumberHM1U8T
Series This marker is part of the Black Hawk War series, and the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series.
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe DuPage County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 404856 N 4624934
Decimal Degrees41.77055000, -88.14471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 46.233', W 88° 8.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 46' 13.98" N, 88° 8' 40.98" W
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Area Code(s)630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near E Porter Ave, Naperville IL 60540, US
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