'Visit of Pontiac and the Indians to Major Gladwin' illustration   Save
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Description: Illustration titled "Visit of Pontiac and the Indians to Major Gladwin." Pontiac, Chief of the Ottawa Tribe, united a coalition of American Indian tribes to resist British rule in the Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley. He led an uprising at Fort Detroit known as Pontiac's Rebellion in 1763, but the tribes were not able to overcome the fort's strong fortifications in spite of a five-month siege. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02710
Subjects: Pontiac, d. 1769; American Indian history and society; Ohio History--Settlement and Early Statehood; Ottawa Tribe
Places: Fort Detroit