Vance Blockhouse

Vance Blockhouse (HMNEG)

Location: De Graff, OH 43318 Logan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 20.774', W 83° 55.713'

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Built during the War of 1812 about a mile north by an independent rifle company commanded by Joseph Vance. The two 20-foot buildings were connected with a common second story and were well provided with portholes. Vance later became governor.

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After General Hull's defeat at Detroit, the U.S. government sent soldiers to protect colonists from Indians favorable to the British. Block houses were built along the Greenville Treaty Line: Mannery, McPherson, Curry, Zanetown, and Vance.
Year Placed1955
Placed ByLogan County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 251269 N 4470304
Decimal Degrees40.34623333, -83.92855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.774', W 83° 55.713'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 46.44" N, 83° 55' 42.78" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9338 Sidney St, De Graff OH 43318, US
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