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ID: 7018808
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Vincennes (inhabited place)  Vincennes (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 087 31 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -87.5167  decimal degrees

Note: Settlement on Wabash river, noted as oldest town in Indiana; French mission site was fortified in 1736; ceded to Britain 1763; taken by George Rogers Clark in 1779.

Names:
Vincennes (preferred,C,V)  ............ named after Francois Marie Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes, who fortified site, in 1736
Post Saint Ange (H,V)
Au Poste (H,V)
Post Vincennes (H,V)
Poste Ouabache (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Indiana (state)  ............  Indiana (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Knox (county)  ................  Knox (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Vincennes (inhabited place)  ....................  Vincennes (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  French mission established in early 18th cen., incorporated in 1856
city (C)
river settlement (C)
manufacturing center (C)
agricultural center (C)
fur station (H)
capital (H)  ............  of Indiana territory 1800-1813
fort (H)  ............  built in 1732 by François Marie Bissot

Sources and Contributors:
Au Poste..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Poste Ouabache..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Post Saint Ange..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994)
Post Vincennes..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
Vincennes..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  America's Historic Places (1996)
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1301
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  America's Historic Places (1996)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18017735
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1301
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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