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Serpent Mound Marker

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ALERT: This marker replaced two earlier markers (1-22 and 2-22) that were destroyed.

Title, side A
Fort Sandusky
Text, side A
Erected by the British near this junction in 1761; destroyed during Pontiac's Conspiracy of 1763. The fort was strategically located near Indian towns and trading posts on the Great Indian trail between Detroit and Pittsburgh.
Location
Intersection of Routes 2 and 6 with Route 99 in the community of Venice, which is now a part of Sand
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.4456050, Longitude: -82.7702690.
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