Archeology & Artifacts

Archeology & Artifacts (HM1R62)

Location: Maumee, OH 43537 Lucas County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.246', W 83° 41.839'

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Main Battle Line

In 1995, after years of research, Dr. G. Michael Pratt led an archeological survey on a field west of the floodplain previously believed to be the site of the battle.

A successful dig turned up artifacts such as buckshot, rifle fragments and frog-legged eagle buttons, unique to Wayne's legion. This combined with a 2001 detailed remote sensing survey, became conclusive proof that the Battle of Fallen Timbers took place on the site where you currently stand.

Legion Buttons
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These buttons were only worn by General Wayne's legion from 1792-1796. During the archeological dig, groupings of these buttons were found in great numbers at a location thought to be the shallow graves of fallen soldiers.
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HM NumberHM1R62
Placed ByMetroparks of the Toledo Area
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 275051 N 4603784
Decimal Degrees41.55410000, -83.69731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.246', W 83° 41.839'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 14.76" N, 83° 41' 50.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4745 Jerome Rd, Maumee OH 43537, US
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