The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug. 13, 1879

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The steamer Saginaw brought down a large lot of military equipments and and war-like articles yesterday from Fort Gratiot, which she landed at Fort Wayne. It is understood that the Port Huron post is to be practically abandoned.

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Fort Gratiot was the long-time military post at the head of the St. Clair River, founded in 1814 on the site of the 1686 French outpost named Fort St. Joseph.. Fort Wayne was the the site of Detroit's primary military establishment from its founding in 1843 to the 1970's. The restored fort and military museum is at the foot of Livernois Ave., Detroit.
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Aug. 13, 1879
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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug. 13, 1879