Land in High Demand / Treaty of Fort Industry
Land in High Demand
Even before settlement, the fertile Maumee River Valley has been disputed land. It sustained nomadic hunters, toolmakers and woodland tribes and served as an important travel route.
Settlement led to clashes with Native Americans, the Battle of Fallen Timbers and the eventual removal of remaining Tribal Nations.
Did you know?
One of the earliest and most important industries in the United States was the fur trade, which depended on navigable waterways such as the Maumee.
Treaty of Fort Industry
Fort Industry, not far from here, was the site of an 1805 treaty that ceded more Native American land to the United States. Although little is known of the history of Fort Industry or its construction, it is prominently featured in the seal of the city of Toledo.
to the Toledo Lucas County Public Library for providing Metroparks with numerous historical photos from their Images in Time collection.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles
Location. 41° 38.358′ N, 83° 32.114′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on Ottawa Street 0.2 miles south of Clayton Street (Ohio Route 51), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Ottawa St, Toledo OH 43604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio-Michigan War: A War Without Casualties / Canal Boom (here, next to this marker); Bigger, Better, Quicker, Faster! / The Glass City (here, next to this marker); Home To Jeep / Middlegrounds Metropark (here, next to this marker); The Toledo Rotary: Service Above Self / Local and Global Actions (here, next to this marker); The Oliver House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 0.7 miles away); Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.