Site of Fort Miamis


Location: Guildin Park Van Buren Street Bridge, Fort Wayne (Allen County, Indiana)

Marker no longer standing. Replaced by 02.2000.1 Fort Miamis.

Installed: 1948 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID#: 02.1948.1

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First white settlement in Indiana; fortified by French by 1712. Located among the Miami Indians. Burned in 1747 and rebuilt on St. Joseph River.

Keywords


Miami Indians, Early Settlement and Exploration, Military