Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Battle Begins
— August 20, 1794 —
Under the cover provided by the advance units the Americans expanded in a wide front in battle formations. Throughout this process, the Natives used fallen trees and the landscape to exchange gunfire with the Americans.
Erected by Metroparks of the Toledo Area.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 41° 33.105′ N, 83° 41.572′ W. Marker is in Maumee, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker can be reached from North Jerome Road south of Monclova Road, on the left when traveling south. This marker is located on the grounds of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Metropark, just beyond the densely wooded forest area, in a clearing, and is the eighth in a series of markers seen along the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, walking trail. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ready, Aim, Fire! (here, next to this marker); The Battle Ends (here, next to this marker); Caught Off Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cover and Camouflage (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Long March (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aftermath of War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Treaty of Greenville (approx. ¼ mile away); Early American Defeats (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maumee.
More about this marker. This particular marker is one of three markers located in an area that is part of the main park trail known as the "Battle Line Node." The node area is surrounded by a number of large, rough cut, rectangular, stones, sitting in a clearing near the woods.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.