Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Great Trail
Marks the Path
Made previous to the
French and Indian War
By the Indians
Who called it
THE GREAT TRAIL
It extended from Detroit to
Pittsburg and was used by the
French and British and by
General Harrison in 1812.
It was regarded as the most important
Early Route of the Central West.
Erected 1913 by Ursula Wolcott Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Native Americans • War of 1812 • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 41° 41.136′ N, 83° 33.395′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is at the intersection of North Detroit Avenue and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling north on North Detroit Avenue. This historical marker is located on a traffic island (next to what looks to be an old well) Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43608, 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. Peter Navarre (approx. 0.6 miles away); Overland Trail (approx. one mile away); Historic Woodlawn Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Toledo's First Hospital (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Chartered Girl Scout Council in the United States (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mercy Hospital of Toledo / Mercy Hospital School of Nursing (approx. 1.8 miles away); Toledo Museum of Art (approx. 1.8 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 February 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,431 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 6, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.