The Indian Wars

The Indian Wars (HMCCN)

Location: Maumee, OH 43537 Lucas County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 34.411', W 83° 37.626'

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1790 - 1795

When American Pioneers attempted to settle the area north and west of the Ohio River, following the Ordinance of 1787, the Indians aided by the British in Canada, fought valiantly and fiercely for their homes in the Ohio Country. It required the efforts of three American armies to break the Indian resistance. The first Army (1790) under Gen. Josiah Harmar met defeat at the Miami Indian Villages (Fort Wayne, Indiana). The second (1791) under Gov. Arthur St. Clair was ambushed and suffered severe losses on the banks of the Wabash (Fort Recovery, Ohio). The third army, the Legion of the United States, under the command of Gen. Mad Anthony Wayne, achieved decisive victory at the Battle of Fallen Timbers, Aug. 20, 1794. The defeat of the hostile Indians was made complete, following the battle, when the gates of Fort Miamis, the stronghold of their British allies, were closed to them and when promises of aid were not forthcoming. Beaten in combat and deserted by the British, the Indians signed the Treaty of Greeneville, Aug 3, 1795. They were thereby placed under the control of the United States, and the northwest territory was opened, in part, to peaceful white settlement.
Year Placed1955
Placed ByThe Historical Society of Northwestern Ohio
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 280973 N 4605759
Decimal Degrees41.57351667, -83.62710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 34.411', W 83° 37.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 34' 24.66" N, 83° 37' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-698 Michigan Ave, Maumee OH 43537, US
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