Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Fort, New Battle

 
 
Old Fort, New Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 12, 2021
1. Old Fort, New Battle Marker
Inscription.  In 1813, Indians led by Shawnee War Chief Tecumseh and British troops from Fort Miamis attacked U.S. Fort Meigs, located across the river near what is now Perrysburg. General William Henry Harrison's soldiers defended these attacks and later defeated British and Native forces at the Battle of the Thames near present- day Thamesville, Ontario, Canada.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 41° 34.33′ N, 83° 37.569′ W. Marker is in Maumee, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Fort Miamis Walking Path 0.2 miles south of Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 661 Michigan Ave, Waterville OH 43566, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Running A Gauntlet (here, next to this marker); A Shattered Truce (here, next to this marker); The Formidable Fort Miamis (about 300 feet away, measured
Old Fort, New Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 12, 2021
2. Old Fort, New Battle Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
in a direct line); 41st Regiment of Foot - War of 1812 / Private Patrick Russell (about 400 feet away); Fort Miamis (about 400 feet away); Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site (about 400 feet away); Letters From 1794 / A Strategic Location (about 400 feet away); The Great Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maumee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=173285

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 12, 2021