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Fort Jefferson State Memorial
FORT JEFFERSON STATE MEMORIAL
FORT JEFFERSON STATE MEMORIAL
Fort Jefferson park and monument marks the site of an advance outpost of General Arthur St. Clair, built in October 1791. It was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, then Secretary of State. One of a chain of defensive forts built to protect army supplies from Indians, it served as a supply base throughout the campaigns of General St. Clair and General Anthony Wayne. It was abandoned in 1796.

The monument is made of faced granite field boulders, six feet square and twenty-feet tall. The area is maintained as a roadside park with a picnic shelter and grills. No part of the fort remains.
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Sweet Mornings Donut Shop - Liberty, INBakery
We offer the following donuts and muffins made fresh daily in our shop Glazed donuts,Twists,Plain and Chocolate Cake ,Apple Fritters,Honey Buns,Blueberry,Sour Creme,Donut Holes,Bars,Yeast rings,Tiger Tails,Filled Donuts,Berry Blast Muffin,Sin-A-Muffin.
30.6 miles from park*


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Quality Inn Suites - Columbia City, INHotels/Motels
We provide easy access to area attractions and businesses. Only minutes from the Fort Wayne International Airport, Chain O' Lakes State Park and the Wagon Wheel Theatre. Children of all ages will enjoy having fun at nearby Paige's Crossing family entertainment park. Free wireless high-speed Internet.
Web Site: choicehotels.com/hotel/in294
90.9 miles from park*
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Fort Jefferson State Memorial
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