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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Aug 2018 9:17 p.m. PST

…and Lost Again.

"The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain saw heavy fighting in the area of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan along the Maumee River. Between the war and attacks by the Native American populations an entire settlement, Port Miami, was left deserted and forgotten. In 1977, archaeology students accidentally uncovered the ruins.

Research revealed a foundation of a 19th century home with homemade bricks used for the chimney. There were some small artifacts, but it was unknown if they were from the war or personal objects kept by the inhabitants…."
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