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Fort Shelby (Michigan)


Fort Shelby was a military fort in Detroit, Michigan that played a significant role in the War of .... (1884) (Jul 1969) The history of Detroit and Michigan, or, The metropolis illustrated: a chrono...

Fort Detroit - Ohio History Central


French explorer and soldier Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac originally built Fort Detroit in 1701, naming it Fort Pontchartrain. The French hoped to use the ...

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 ...

Detroit history


BRIEF HISTORY OF DETROIT Historical timeline of early Detroit 1701-Fort Pontchartrain is established 1760-French secede Fort Detroit to British 1796-Fort  ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

The Surrender of Fort Detroit, 1812 - 19th Century History - About.com


The surrender of Fort Detroit on August 16, 1812, was a military disaster for the United States early in the War of 1812 as it derailed a plan to invade and seize ...

Discuss Detroit: Precise location of Fort Detroit ?


I've been interested in pinning down the location of Fort Detroit for a while now. ... Here is a link to a Detroit history site with several maps of the ...

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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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 ...

About Historic Fort Wayne


This new fort was Detroit's third, the first built by the Americans. ... section of the website grows, you'll be able to come here to learn more about the Fort's history.

Fort Pontchartrain du Detroit - Michigan Historical Markers


The term le detroit (the strait) was applied to the fort and surrounding area; after 1751 the post was known as Fort Detroit. In 1760, as a result of the French and ...