Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A Prehistoric Fort
The fortification probably pertained to the Erie Nation of Indians, living in northern Ohio prior to 1655.
The unobstructed view of the river in either direction enabled defenders of the fort to guard against surprise attack by enemy canoemen….
Erected by Fort Industry Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1655.
Location. 41° 37.679′ N, 83° 31.789′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of Miami Street (Ohio Route 65) and Hathaway StreetTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peter Navarre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Peter and Robert Navarre (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Oliver House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Port Lawrence / Fort Industry, 1805 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Moses Fleetwood Walker (approx. 1˝ miles away); Toledo's First High School / Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lucas County (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,683 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 26, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.