Fort Steuben was built in 1786 for the protection of surveyors who had been sent by the Continental Congress to map the Northwest Territory. Dr. John Holmes reveals the incredible history behind this structure, from the original construction in the eighteenth century to its rebuilding at the end of the twentieth. Find out why it took 150 soldiers more than a month to finish the fort and how the surveyors followed the stars to plan out the future of America. In the present, hundreds of people fought bureaucracy and skeptics to bring this piece of history back to life. Called a model for sharing regional history and American heritage, "? Fort Steuben is a wonderful bridge to the American frontier. Come with Dr. Holmes as he shares the story of this fascinating fort."
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