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This stone, with indentations on the top making natural bowls, was used for grinding corn. It was found at the site of old Fort Sandoski which stood on the north shore of Sandusky Bay overlooking the south end of the De Lery Portage.
Erected by Jay Cooke patriotic financier of the Civil War to mark the corner stone of a proposed monumentcommemorating Commodore Perry'svictory at theBattle of Lake ErieSept 10 1813 "We have met the enemyand they are ours"
The Western Reserve41? N. Latitude120 Miles NorthwestBoundary Markerof the Connecticut Western Reserve.Conveyed to the United States, September 11, 1786
South face:Fort SitesFort SitesHere near the peninsula carrying place where earlier British traders may have had a post, French soldiers built in 1750 and 1751 a small palisaded fort later called "Sandoski." Lt. deLery reported that the fort was i…
East Face:Old French War - Pontiac's Conspiracy - Revolutionary WarNorthern terminus of the old Indian waterway and land trail the Sandusky-Scioto Route from Lake Erie to the Ohio River used from the earliest records by the Indian and French hunte…
On April 19th, 1775, Colonists and British soldiers used the same type of gun - a flintlock musket that fired a one ounce solid lead ball. The effective range was one hundred yards (the length of a modern football field). These weapons were smooth…
Captain Barclay's British Fleet transporting General Proctor's British army sailed up the Sandusky River to make their assault on Fort Stephenson August 1st and 2nd 1813 of which General Sherman wrote: "The defense of Fort Stephenson by Croghan…
From Fort Seneca to Detroit and the invasion of Canada as noted in Captain R.B. McAfee's history 1816. Major General Harrison on receiving word of Commodore Perry's victory proceeded to Fort Stephenson and "issued his orders for the movement of…
Six miles east is the western boundary of "The Fire Lands" - given by Connecticut to its citizens for property destroyed by the British during the Revolution.