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Sesquicentennial Pageant Reenactment of the Surrender of Fort Sackville

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British commander Henry Hamilton surrendered Fort Sackville to George Rogers Clark on February 25, 1779. This played a decisive part in the U.S. acquiring the Northwest Territory that included Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

Topics: Knox County (Ind.); Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818; Northwest, Old--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Vincennes (Ind.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Hamilton, Henry, d. 1796
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1920
OAI identifier: oai:images.indianahistory.org:V0002/1811
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