Road Trip From Cleveland To Zoar To See Where American Soldiers Staved Off The British Against All Odds
When it comes to the American Revolution, United States citizens rarely hear of Ohio’s role during and following the era’s most iconic battles. Now, Ohio was not yet a state, but the territory did have a teeny tiny military presence in the 1770s… and the site where they operated was located just about an hour away from modern-day Cleveland. The American soldiers founded Fort Laurens in Ohio, but they wouldn’t stay long, as brutal conditions and the cruelty of warfare made the fort ultimately unsustainable. Dust off your time machine and prepare to take a trip through history, because this one fascinating site belongs on your bucket list.
Fort Laurens in Ohio is a fascinating landmark, even though it only hosted soldiers for a short time. Have you ever visited this historical site and museum? Tell us about your experience in the comments!
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is — she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.