John Duncan's Fort (1/2 MI. N)
Marker Text: A private, or settler's fort, built 1858. Cabins of 4 families (30 people) formed a stockade for defense against Indians.
Daily a hunting party would go out for meat; other men stood guard.
Residents went home to farm in spring, but through 1865 "forted up" each fall. (1968)
Marker No: 2775
Aluminum 14 x 24 Subject Marker
Location: On US 190 at intersection of 190 and Highway 45, Richard Springs.