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Historic Fort Wayne Flea Market

6325 W. Jefferson Ave. • Detroit, Michigan • April 10, 2010

 

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Fort Wayne is located in the city of Detroit, Michigan, at the foot of Livernois Avenue in the Delray neighborhood.

 

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Civil War Period Modifications (1863-1868)

 

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The original 1848 limestone barracks (with later brick additions) still stands, as does the 1845 star fortification (renovated in 1863 with brick exterior facing).

 

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On the fort grounds but exterior to the original star fort are additional barracks, officers quarters, hospital, shops, recreation building, commissary, guard house, garage, and stables. Building continued on the site until 1931.

 

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The fort is situated on the Detroit River at a point where it is about a mile to the Canadian shore.

 

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The fort sits on 96 acres. Since the 1970s, 83 acres, including the original star fort and a number of buildings, has been operated by the city of Detroit.

 

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