Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Defiance Flagstaff
All land north to Canada is surveyed on baseline running from this point.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Military • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian.
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. This historical marker is situated on the southwest point of land, at the juncture of the Auglaize River 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 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 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
More about this marker. This marker is one of several markers located at the actual site of Fort Defiance. The marker can be found in the center of the actual fortification.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,083 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.