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

Defiance Historic Sites

 
 
Defiance Historic Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
1. Defiance Historic Sites 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

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1650.
 
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. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Defiance OH 43512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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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); Fort Winchester - Former Site Of North East Blockhouse (about 700 feet away); Fort Winchester - Former Site Of South East Blockhouse (about 700 feet away); Location Of The Officers Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Blockhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Location Of The Powder Magazine (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Winchester (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
Defiance Historic Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
2. Defiance Historic Sites Marker
View of the historical marker situated just to the right of the Kingsbury Park sign, with the park in the background.
Defiance Historic Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
3. Defiance Historic Sites 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.
Defiance Historic Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 23, 2019
4. Defiance Historic Sites Marker
Flood Pole at Kingsbury Park, facing the flood pole at Pontiac Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 116 times this year. Last updated on January 29, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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