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Ohio Guide Photographs
Description: Caption reads: "On this site overlooking the Maumee River at Maumee, Ohio, was built the first white settlement in the Northwest Territory. In 1680, the French under Frontenac, erected a trading post there and a century later it was rebuilt as a British stronghold called Fort Miami. Fort Meigs, the "Gibralter of the Northwest" where the American forced made their stand was located almost directly opposite." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B08F20_002_1
Subjects: Maumee River Valley (Ind. and Ohio)--History--Periodicals
Places: Maumee (Ohio); Lucus County (Ohio)