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Siege of Fort Detroit


For the action in the War of 1812, see the Siege of Detroit. The Siege of Fort Detroit was an ... Engraving by "WLJ" in Cassell's History of the World. On May 7  ...

French Detroit (1700-1760) | Detroit Historical Society


Antoine de La Mothe Cadillac establishes a settlement at Detroit. He leads 100 French soldiers and 100 Algonquins to "le détroit" (the strait). They build Fort ...

Detroit Places | Fort Ponchartrain


Learn about Detroit's Fort Ponchartrain. ... Detroit History. Home · Eras in Detroit History · Prelude to a ... Fort Ponchartrain du Detroit - French Rule - 1701-1760.

The Founding of Detroit | History Today


The Siege of the Fort at Detroit, depiction of the 1763 Siege of Fort Detroit by Frederic Remington.The motor capital of North America was founded by a man ...

Fort Pontchartrain du Detroit - Michigan Historical Markers


Cadillac's plan was approved by Count Jerome de Pontchartrain, Minister of Marine, for whom the fort was named. The term le detroit (the strait) was applied to ...

Fort Wayne History - Historic Fort Wayne Coalition


In 1840, at the point on the Detroit River closest to British Canada, the United States Army began surveying local farms for the placement of new artillery post.

Historic Fort Wayne Coalition - 501c3 dedicated to Hisotric Fort ...


Our group is dedicated to preserving the history of Michigan men and women who ... We are busy helping the Fort's caretakers, the City of Detroit Recreation ...

Fort Detroit - FortWiki Historic U.S. and Canadian Forts


Nov 26, 2015 ... Fort Detroit (1701-1826) - Established 23 Jul 1701 as Fort ... Early History ... Fort Detroit became the last major French fort to fall as the British ...

Detroit surrenders without a fight - Aug 16, 1812 - HISTORY.com


During the War of 1812, American General William Hull surrenders Fort Detroit and his army to the British without a fight. Hull, a 59-year-old veteran of the ...

American Spies and Sympathizers at Fort Detroit - Archiving Early ...


Due to its location on the Great Lakes, Fort Detroit also served as a depot for .... Henry Hamilton Papers, Clarence Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public ...

Fort Detroit
Fort Pontchartrain du D├ętroit or Fort Detroit was a fort established by the French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac in 1701. The site of the former fort is now ... More »
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Fort Detroit - Ohio History Central


Jul 22, 2015 ... French explorer and soldier Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac originally built Fort Detroit in 1701, naming it Fort Pontchartrain. The French ...

Detroit Places | Fort Detroit - History Detroit


Detroit Places: Fort Detroit - British Rule - 1760-1796. Though Fort Ponchartrain du Detroit officially became a British holding with the Articles of Capitulation ...

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Historical timeline of early Detroit 1701-Fort Pontchartrain is established 1760- French secede Fort Detroit to British 1796-Fort Detroit becomes American