Early History of the Firelands covers the various claims to the land from the 16th century Native Americans through white settlement by Connecticut "Sufferers" after the American Revolutionary War. The discussion will include the claims by Native American tribes, French and British and Connecticut Colony. Learn about the Connecticut territory and what it was. Find out why the area was called the Western Reserve. What did Trumbull County of Ohio have to do with it? Explore the formation of Huron and Erie counties.