1835 : Ohio Officials Attempt To Demonstrate Legal Authority Over Toledo Strip, But Flee Instead

September 7, 2018 all-day

Ohio officials attempted to show legal authority in the disputed Toledo Strip by holding a brief 3 a.m. court session in Lucas County, then fleeing before Michigan troops could catch them.

Sources :

Michigan History, September/October 2015, p.7

For more information about the Toledo War, see Tom Jones, “The war between Michigan and Ohio”, Detroit News, May 21, 2000.

The Toledo War courtesy of the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

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