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Lake Erie was a principal avenue of transportation for Indians and frontiersmen alike. The Lake Trail, a heavily used Indian path, ran along the south shore of the lake. Originally, the trail was used by the Iroquois. Later other Indians and settlers found it provided access to the Ohio country.
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About 12,000 years have passed since the Native American Indians created this path next to the shoreline by the Mendota Lake. The Indians used this path to gain access to the water and to reach their ceremonial site. European-American settlers came in 1849. Ancient Native American Presence was found in the Four Lakes region.
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The Lakeshore path follows Lake Michigan shoreline, runs along Chicago's Lakeshore Drive on the west side, The trail goes through Lincoln Park, then downtown Chicago to Shedd aquarium and past Field Museum, Sloddier Field and McCormick Place.<br><br> [[Image:Lake-erie.png|thumb|right]] <br>
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=== Internet Links  ===
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*[http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/OfficeofCoastalManagement/history/tabid/9375/Default.aspx#Pre-European Lake Erie Timeline]<br>
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*[http://byways.org/explore/byways/59836/ Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail]
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*[http://www.eriewrecks.com/shipwrecks/shipwrecks.html Lake Erie Shipwrecks] <br>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Erie_Islands Lake Erie Islands by Size]<br>
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*[http://www.leihs.org/ Lake Erie Battle War of 1812]
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About 12,000 years have passed since the Native American Indians created this path next to the shoreline by the Mendota Lake. The Indians used this path to gain access to the water and to reach their ceremonial site. European-American settlers came in 1849. Ancient Native American Presence was found in the Four Lakes region.

The Lakeshore path follows Lake Michigan shoreline, runs along Chicago's Lakeshore Drive on the west side, The trail goes through Lincoln Park, then downtown Chicago to Shedd aquarium and past Field Museum, Sloddier Field and McCormick Place.

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