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Fort St. Joseph Museum

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Topic Fort St. Joseph
Image Source Photo by Wayne Harsh
Image Notes The museum is located at 508 E. Main St. in Niles, Michigan
Time Period Colonial - 1650 - 1764
Image Date September 2004
Keywords Fort St. Joseph Museum
Niles

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Historical Background The Fort St. Joseph Museum has many artifacts that have been found at the excavation site of the old fort.

In addition there are descriptions of fort life, the massacre of 1763, and the Pontiac rebellion against the English.

Other historical materials include: Native American artifacts, Niles history, and famous people from the area.

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Websites Fort St. Joseph Museum

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