Terre Haute [Site of Old Fort Harrison]

Location: Unknown (Vigo County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing. Marker Review Pending.

Installed: Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

ID#: 84.1947.1

Text


Site of old Fort Harrison, built in 1811 by General William Henry Harrison, 9th President of U.S.; defended from attack by Indians Sept. 4, 1812, by Captain Zachary Taylor, 12th President of U.S.

Keywords


American Indian, Military, Early Settlement