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Historical Marker:

Fort Payne


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Location:
The marker is located in Naperville, on the North Central College Campus near Merner Fieldhouse.
Latitude:
41.7708
Longitude:
-88.1452
Dedication Date:
01/01/1964
Dedication By:
The DuPage County Historical Society and The Illinois State Historical Society

Marker Description:
Near this site in 1832, a 100-foot square stockade enclosed by wooden pickets, with two blockhouses on diagonal corners, was built. Here Captain Morgan L. Payne and his company of forty-five men protected the settlers from roaming Sauk Indians during the Black Hawk War.
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