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Maumee in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ready, Aim, Fire!

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
1. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
Inscription. The Legion of 2,000 combatants was organized into four sub-legions, each containing companies of infantry, light infantry, riflemen and dragoons. Split into three columns the legion's left flank held the 2nd and 4th sub-legions, while the right flank was made of the 1st and 3rd sub-legions. A central fighting column contained contained the Commander and Chief and artillery. 1,500 mounted Kentucky volunteers fortified the ranks from the front and on the flanks.
 
Erected by Metroparks of the Toledo Area.
 
Location. 41° 33.104′ N, 83° 41.57′ 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. Touch for map. 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 ninth in a series of markers seen along the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, walking trail. Marker is in this post office area: Maumee OH 43537, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle Ends (here, next to this marker); The Battle Begins (here, next to this marker); Caught Off Guard
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
2. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a map showing the battlegrounds and how each side's battle lines where drawn up.
(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. mile away); Early American Defeats (approx. 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.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
3. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a photograph showing reenactors portraying General Wayne's Legionnaires.
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
4. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
Close-up view, that is displayed on the marker, of a photograph showing reenactors portraying General Wayne's Legionnaires.
Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
5. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
A distant view, from the edge of the woods, of the marker looking east (when walking away from the park's Visitor Center) along the park's walking trail.
Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
6. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
View, looking east, of the "Battle Line Node," where this marker is located.
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
7. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
View of this marker, as one of the three markers (featured marker in the center) in the "Battle Line Node."
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
8. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
View of the marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
9. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
View, looking west, towards the woods and the Visitor Center, of the "Battle Line Node," where this marker is located.
Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
10. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
A more distant view, looking west, towards the woods and the Visitor Center, of the "Battle Line Node," where this marker is located.
Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, November 5, 2015
11. Ready, Aim, Fire! Marker
View of a map of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield park, showing the park's walking trail in red, and showing the "Battle Line Node" (where this marker is located), near the center of the map.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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