Military History

Military History of Fort Wayne

February 21, 2022

George Washington’s Most Earnest Desire for the United States – to Command the Rivers at Fort Wayne

In 1778, Cartographer Thomas Hutchins published a map that would become a personal favorite of our nations first President, George Washington. The work entitled “ A […]
December 15, 2021

Congress Investigates Josiah Harmar for his Defeat at Kekionga (Fort Wayne)

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: The First Congressional Investigation: Congressional Investigations are commonplace these days – but the very first Congressional Investigation was of the George Washington Administration in […]
December 15, 2021

Anthony Wayne builds his Fort at Fort Wayne

Shortly after Wayne’s arrival at the three rivers in present day Fort Wayne, a site was selected on the South side of the Maumee River (opposite […]
December 15, 2021

Anthony Wayne’s Congressional Gold Medal

Since the American Revolution, Congress has commissioned gold medals as its highest expression of national appreciation for distinguished achievements. Each medal honors a particular individual, institution, […]