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

Defiance Historic Sites

 
 
Defiance, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
1. Defiance, Ohio Marker
Inscription.
Site Of
French Mission 1650
Jesuit Mission 1670
Moravian Christian Indians 1781
Great Indian Cornfields 1794
Cabin and Home of Delaware
Chief Whingy-Pooshies and
Boy Captive, John Brickell
1791 - 1794 - 1795
British Troops Major Muir 1812

 
Location. 41° 17.089′ N, 84° 21.384′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is on East 2nd Street (Ohio Route 66) near Auglaize Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This historical marker is actually a large stone or boulder that has had much historical information carved on its one side. The historical marker is sitting at the front entrance (on the left hand side) to Kingsbury Park, just off of East 2nd Street. The park is located on the eastern side of the Auglaize River at this river's juncture 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 Winchester (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Winchester (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Winchester (approx. 0.2 miles
Defiance, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
2. Defiance, Ohio Marker
View of the historical marker situated just to the right of the Kingsbury Park sign, with the park in the background.
away); Fort Defiance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Defiance Flagstaff (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Defiance (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Indian Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Defiance.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Defiance, Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
3. Defiance, Ohio Marker
View looking west along East 2nd Street, as it is about to go over the Auglaize River Bridge, of the historical marker at the entrance to Kingsbury Park.
 
 
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