Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A Prehistoric Fort
The fortification probably pertained to the Erie Nation of Indians, living in northern Ohio prior to 1655.
The unobstructed view of the river in either direction enabled defenders of the fort to guard against surprise attack by enemy canoemen….
Erected by Fort Industry Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 37.679′ N, 83° 31.789′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Miami Street (Ohio Route 65) and Hathaway Street, on the right when traveling south on Miami Street. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the east side of the Maumee River, in the east side of Toledo, in front of a riverside grain elevator, on Miami Street, midway between the Interstate 75 bridge (to the south) and the High Level Bridge (to the north). Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43605, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Navarre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Peter and Robert Navarre (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Oliver House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 1.5 miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lucas County (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Toledo.
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Categories. • Anthropology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,464 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.