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Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fort Defiance Flagstaff

 
 
Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, May 3, 2009
1. Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker
Inscription. Fort Defiance Flagstaff

All land north to Canada is surveyed on baseline running from this point.
 
Location. 41° 17.249′ N, 84° 21.433′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Street and Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Fort Street. Click for map. This historical marker is situated on the southwest point of land, at the juncture of the Auglaize River with the Maumee River. Marker is in this post office area: Defiance OH 43512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Defiance (a few steps from this marker); Spemica Lawba-Johnny Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Defiance, 1794 (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Winchester (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Defiance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); French Indian Apple Tree (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Defiance.
 
More about this marker. This marker is one of several markers
Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, May 3, 2009
2. Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker
This is a view, as seen through what would have been the entrance to the fort through the defensive earthworks, of both the historical marker and the fort's flagstaff.
located at the actual site of Fort Defiance. The marker can be found in the center of the actual fortification.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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