Namesake of Clark CountyIn June of 1780 British and Indian forces seized Ruddle's and Martin's Stations in Kentucky. On August 8, 1780 George Rogers Clark led a force of nearly 1000 Kentucky militia under authority of Virginia to engage the British led Shawnee at the Village of Peckuwe approximately 6 miles west of here where George Rogers Clark Park now exists. This was the largest Revolutionary War Battle fought west of the Allegheny Mountains and helped to diminish the British influence in the west.
|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Placed By||Ruth and Carleton Davidson Trust and Jane P. Hollenbeck|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 12:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 259859 N 4423150|
|Decimal Degrees||39.92443333, -83.80998333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 55.466', W 83° 48.599'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 55' 27.96" N, 83° 48' 35.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-21 E Main St, Springfield OH 45502, US|
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