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

Fort Defiance Flagstaff

 
 
Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesMilitaryNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, 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. West Blockhouse (here, next to this marker); Legion of Anthony Wayne (here, next to this marker); Construction Of Fort Defiance (here, next to this marker); Fort Defiance (a few steps from this marker); Cross Section of the Trench (a few steps from this marker); North Blockhouse
Fort Definace Flagstaff Marker image. 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.
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(a few steps from this marker); Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Wayne's Fort Defiance (within shouting distance of this marker). 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.
 
Fort Defiance Flagstaff Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, August 11, 2020
3. Fort Defiance Flagstaff Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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