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