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Wood County, Ohio

WOOD COUNTY AND BOWLING GREEN, OHIO

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The county was named for Captain Eleazer D. Wood, the engineer for General William Henry Harrison's army, who built Fort Meigs in the War of 1812. Wood County is just south of Toledo.

The Maumee River, Wood County's northern boundary, is the largest river flowing into the Great Lakes from the U.S. side.It is also the home of world class fishing. Lake Erie Walleye, the best tasting game fish of the Great Lakes, migrate up the Maumee River to spawn every spring.

Hear the sounds of fifes and drums echo across the river and the smell of gunpowder from the artillery as you step back to the War of 1812 at Fort Meigs. Built by William Henry Harrison in 1813, it is the largest reconstructed, wooden walled fortification in America and withstood two major attacks by the British.

Bowling Green is an ideal destination for discovery as you explore its vibrant downtown and historic surroundings. Home grown from the "Great Black Swamp" and the prosperous Oil and Gas Boom of the 1930's, It is rich with history blended with spectacular sights and attractions.


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