The Resource Detroit's historic fort wayne, James Conway, (electronic resource)

Detroit's historic fort wayne, James Conway, (electronic resource)

Label
Detroit's historic fort wayne
Title
Detroit's historic fort wayne
Statement of responsibility
James Conway
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Michigan's historic Fort Wayne, located on the narrowest point of the Detroit River, is named for Revolutionary War hero Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne. The fort was built in the 1840s to protect Detroit from British invasion following the strife of the 1838 Patriot War in Canada. Originally constructed of earth and wood, the fortifications were rebuilt in masonry during the Civil War, but the fort has never mounted cannons, as peace came to the international border and remains to this day. Fort Wayne has served the military as a training center, home to infantry regiments, supply depot, prisoner of war camp, and major induction center. It was a source of work for the unemployed during the Great Depression, a place of confinement during the Red Scare of 1920, and home for those displaced by civil unrest in Detroit during the 1960s. The fort continues to invite people to its riverfront view, not as soldiers but as guests, to enjoy community events on its broad parade fields and to learn about those who lived, drilled, and worked there
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Conway, James
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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adult
Label
Detroit's historic fort wayne, James Conway, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451977
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451977
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11451977
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Detroit's historic fort wayne, James Conway, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451977
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451977
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451977
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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