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Map of Niles, Michigan

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Topic Fort St. Joseph
Image Source The Fort St. Joseph Historical Association
Image Notes Niles map showing Indian settlements and the location of Fort St. Joseph, 1691-1781 from the Field Notes of the first government surveys. The drawing is taken from the original map drawn by Ralph Ballard.
Time Period Colonial - 1650 - 1764
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Keywords Fort St. Joseph
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Historical Background The book below describes the history of Berrien County's historical past including the rise and fall of Fort St. Joseph, located near the present site of Niles, Michigan.

Books & Videos "Fort St. Joseph, 1691 - 1781: The Story of Berrien County's Colonial Past" by Joseph L Peyser; 1991.

Newspaper Articles St. Joseph County Public Library, Local & Family History Services - Clipping File (Basement) - Forts - Fort St. Joseph
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