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Fort Greene Ville

General Wayne, in 1792, was now in charge of suppressing the Indians, and, after leaving Fort Washington (Cincinnati, Ohio area), he headed north where, in November 1793, on the southwest branch of the Great Miami Rivefortgreenvilledraw.gif (174818 bytes)r, within six miles of Fort Jefferson (built by St. Clair in 1791) he built Fort Greene Ville (named for Nathaniel Greene of Revolutionary War fame in Greenville, Darke County). It was to become his headquarters during his successful campaign against the Indians.

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Fort Greene Ville no longer exists, however, there is a small portion of a reconstructed fort (shown at left) on Monument Boulevard in Greenville. Contact the city of Greenville for more information.

 

'Indian' segment written in December, 1997 by David Lodge

 

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