Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1977 by State of Michigan. (Marker Number S0182.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Military War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Michigan Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1796.
Location. 42° 17.986′ N, 83° 5.838′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Fort Wayne Drive near Livernois. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6825 West Jefferson, Detroit MI 48209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Detroit Copper & Brass (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Capture of Detroit (approx. 1.2 miles away in Canada); Jesuit Mission to the Hurons (approx. 2.4 kilometers away in Canada); 1748 (approx. 2.4 kilometers away in Canada); Montreal Point in 1782 (approx. 2.8 kilometers away in Canada); Woodmere Cemetery (approx. 2.8 kilometers away); Woodmere Cemetery Iraqi Freedom Memorial (approx. 2.9 kilometers away); Gabriel Richard (approx. 2.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Also see . . . Historic Fort Wayne Coalition. More information about the fort and its history. The Coalition is involved supporting maintenance and preservation of the Fort. (Submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,925 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. 2. submitted on December 8, 2015. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.