The original plat of Maumee was laid out in 1817, when Easterners were just beginning to discover the economic potential of the Maumee Valley. Within a decade, entrepreneurs were flocking to the area and building "mansions," and not, as one observer noted, "insignificant huts" in the wilderness. Many of these early homes are still standing in Maumee, alongside other 19th-century structures which reflect the changing lifestyles, economic fortunes, and architectural styles that defined the era. Cottages and Castles provides a ...

Cottages and Castles of Maumee 2002, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780738519760

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