Most people assume that the war between Michigan and Ohio refers to the rivalry between the Ohio State University Buckeyes and the University of Michigan Wolverines. In reality the conflict between Michigan and Ohio was caused by a border dispute that started as early as 1802 and was not finally resolved until 1973. At the heart of the border dispute was an area of land measuring 486 square miles that would be known as the Toledo Strip. What started as a simple border dispute between Ohio and Michiganas representatives in Congress and the governors of Ohio and Michigan would escalate to the brink of war. Fortunately no one was killed in the conflict. This book chronicles the people and the events that were involved in the Michigan and Ohio War and the events that followed in the conflictas aftermath.