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

Cross Section of the Trench

[Fort Defiance]

 
 
Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 16, 2019
1. Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker
Inscription.  A trench sixteen feet wide by eight feet deep was dug on three sides of the fort. Earth removed from the trench was used to form a six-foot high earthen parapet next to the fort's wall of pickets and exterior sides of the blockhouses. The parapet was reinforced with fascines.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 41° 17.25′ N, 84° 21.417′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Street and Washington Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Fort Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Fort St, Defiance OH 43512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Blockhouse (here, next to this marker); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (a few steps from this marker); Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Cannons (a few steps from this marker); Fort Defiance Flagstaff (a few steps from this marker); Fort Defiance, 1794 (a few steps from
Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 16, 2019
2. Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker
this marker); West Blockhouse (a few steps from this marker); Legion of Anthony Wayne (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, August 11, 2020
3. Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker
Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 16, 2019
4. Wayne's Water Supply Trench Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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