History and Heritage Sites

Nettle Lake Indian Mounds (Montpelier, Ohio)

Owned and operated by the Williams County Historical Society, these ancient Hopewell Indian Mounds are located near Montpelier, west of Nettle Lake, one of northwest Ohio’s largest natural lakes. The mounds are open May through October.  For additional information call 419.636.2247

Fort Defiance  (Defiance, Ohio)

was located at the confluence of the Auglaize and Maumee Rivers in what is now downtown Defiance, Ohio.

The Battle of Fallen Timbers (Maumee, Ohio)

Historic Fort Wayne (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

is a reconstruction of the last in a series of American Forts once located here at the headwaters of the Maumee river. The first, built near this site, was originally built by General Anthony Wayne in 1794.

After the Battle of Fallen Timbers, near modern-day Toledo,  General Wayne and his men followed the Maumee River toward Kiihkayonki (also spelled Kekionga) or Miamitown. Today, the grounds of Historic Fort Wayne are open daily, and reenactment programs are offered monthly.

Fort Meigs (Perrysburg, Ohio)

Akima Pinsiwa Awiiki (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

Also known as the Chief Jean-Baptiste de Richardville House (Fort Wayne, Indiana), it is a National Historic Landmark , for its associations with one of the greatest leaders of the Miami Nation during the period following Fallen Timbers to 1841.

The Libby House (Toledo, Ohio)

Listed as a National Historic Landmark for its association…

Auburn Cord Duesenburg Museum is also a National Historic Landmark, for its association …

Delpos Museum of Postal History: one of only three museums in the country devoted to telling the story of Americas postal system, the museum has a variety of programs and interpetive displays.


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