One dollar at a time! Help us rebuild Fort Laurens, the only American Revolutionary War fort built in what now is Ohio. Donate $1, or $5, or $10 to the Friends of Ft. Laurens Foundation, P.O. Box 272, Bolivar, OH. Fort Laurens Bolivar Ohio

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Henry Laurens was in a bit of a quandary at the onset of the American Revolution. The namesake of the only American Revolutionary War fort built in what now is the state of Ohio, could have just as easily been an English Tory . . . (Click here to continue)

Fort Laurens is Ohio’s only Revolutionary War Fort. In early 1778, General George Washington prepared a military plan to attack the British. The plan was to attack Fort Detroit . . . (Click here to continue)

 

Fort Laurens' First Advocate, Christian L. Baatz

On August 2, 1779, Lt. Colonel Richard Campbell and his command of 73 men marched out of Fort Laurens-neither dismantling nor burning the fortifications. With this departure, the only fort built by The Continental Congress in what is today the state of Ohio began its physical decline. . . .
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