Vincennes (HM12V)

Location: Vincennes, IN 47591 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 40.821', W 87° 32.01'

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So named in honor of French Canadian, Fracois-Marie Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes (1700-1736).
In 1732, he built a fort here to protect the claims of France in the New World.
In 1736, Vincennes was burned at the stake by Chickasaw Indians near the present town of Fulton, Tennessee.
HM NumberHM12V
Placed ByDelta Theta Tau Sorority, Epsilon Psi Chapter and Alumnae Association
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 453596 N 4281440
Decimal Degrees38.68035000, -87.53350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.821', W 87° 32.01'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 49.26" N, 87° 32' 0.60" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4456-4498 S 1st St, Vincennes IN 47591, US
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