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Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Alliances

Main Battle Line

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
1. Alliances Marker
Inscription. The Western Confederacy united three prominent Nations: the Miami, Shawnee, and Delaware, with additional members from other Nations. Chief Little Turtle of the Miami, Blue Jacket of the Shawnee and Buckongahelas of the Delaware were the primary leaders. Their strong, organized alliance dealt the United States two major losses in 1790 and 1791.

There were 1,100 warriors that fought at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. These warriors were from the Wyandot, Mingo, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawa, Chippewa and the Potawatomie.
 
Erected by Metroparks of the Toledo Area.
 
Location. 41° 33.329′ N, 83° 41.58′ 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, in a clearing near the northern border of the park, and is the fourteenth 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. Fort Miamis Connection (here, next to this marker); American Faces
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
2. Alliances Marker
A distant view, looking southwest, of the "Meadow Node," where this marker is located.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Aftermath of War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Treaty of Greenville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archeology & Artifacts (approx. mile away); The Battle Begins (approx. mile away); Ready, Aim, Fire! (approx. mile away); The Battle Ends (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Maumee.
 
More about this marker. This particular marker is one of two markers located in an area that is part of the main park trail known as the "Meadow Node." The node area is surrounded by a number of large, rough cut, rectangular, stones, sitting in a clearing near the northern border of the metropark.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
3. Alliances Marker
View of this marker, as one of the two markers (featured marker on the right) in the "Meadow Node."
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
4. Alliances Marker
View of the marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
5. Alliances Marker
A distant view, looking northeast, of the "Meadow Node," where this marker is located.
Alliances Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
6. Alliances Marker
View of a map of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield park, showing the park's walking trail in red, and showing the "Meadow Node" (where this marker is located), near the top center of the map.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 142 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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