Fort Recovery, Ohio: Washington Monument One-Fifth Size

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Address:
305 Butler St., Fort Recovery, OH
Directions:
Esat side of downtown, on the north side of OH-119/Butler St.
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Washington Monument One-Fifth Size

101-foot-high obelisk, dedicated in 1913, commemorates the settler casualties of the 1791 Battle of the Wabash (also known as St. Clair's Defeat), and the 1794 Battle of Fort Recovery.

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Washington Monument One-Fifth Size

Improvement projects on the grounds are still underway, but there is ample parking, and the monument is very visible and accessible. A 1913-era sign warns of a $5 fine for defacing or climbing on the monument (nearly $135 in today's money).

[Kitsa, 04/28/2021]

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