Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Battle Begins
—August 20, 1794 —
Under the cover provided by the advance units the Americans expanded in a wide front in battle formations. Throughout this process, the Natives used fallen trees and the landscape to exchange gunfire with the Americans.
Erected by Metroparks of the Toledo Area.
Location. 41° 33.105′ N, 83° 41.572′ W. Marker is in Maumee, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker can be reached from North Jerome Road south of Monclova Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Metropark, just beyond the densely wooded forest area, in a clearing, and is the eighth in a series of markers seen along the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, walking trail. Marker is in this post office area: Maumee OH 43537, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ready, Aim, Fire! (here, next to this marker); The Battle Ends (here, next to this marker); Caught Off Guard (approx. Cover and Camouflage (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Long March (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aftermath of War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Treaty of Greenville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early American Defeats (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maumee.
More about this marker. This particular marker is one of three markers located in an area that is part of the main park trail known as the "Battle Line Node." The node area is surrounded by a number of large, rough cut, rectangular, stones, sitting in a clearing near the woods.
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.