History Of Vincennes, IndianaPresentation Transcript
History of Vincennes, Indiana Standard: 3.1: Students will describe how significant people, events and developments have shaped their own community and region; compare their community to other communities in the region in other times and places; and use a variety of resources to gather information about the past.
Was founded in 1732 as a French fur trading post. It’s the oldest city in Indiana. Was also the capital of Indiana from 1800-1813.
George Roger Clark
The life of George Roger Clark and his capture of Fort Sackville and Vincennes in 1779.
George Rogers Clark Memorial
Memorial represents the capture if fort Sackville by George Roger Clark and his frontiersmen in February 25, 1779.