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1778 Fort Lernoult named after Richard B. Lernoult 1760 Rodgers Rangers take Fort Detroit from Americans


1760 - November 29, Fort Detroit was turned over to the British Army, the Rogers Rangers. That force had 130 soldiers, 2 six pound cannons, 1 three pound cannon, and three mortars. Also, the 6 gun schooner Huron was anchored in the Detroit river.

1763 - Pontiac signed a peace treaty with the English.

1796 - The American forces took over command of Detroit.