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

Location Of The Powder Magazine

[Fort Defiance]

 
 
Location Of The Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 11, 2020
1. Location Of The Powder Magazine Marker
Inscription.  Evidence of a stone or shale storehouse was found in this general area. The gunpowder may have been stored here below ground level. Shale-slate building material was plentiful along the Auglaize River.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 41° 17.233′ 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. Location Of The Officers Quarters (here, next to this marker); East Blockhouse (here, next to this marker); Flood Poles (here, next to this marker); Location Of The Bake Oven (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Wayne's Fort Defiance (a few steps from this marker); Reinforcement Work (a few steps from this marker); Frontier Fort 1794-1796 (a few steps from this marker); South Blockhouse (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
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Location Of The Powder Magazine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 16, 2019
2. Location Of The Powder Magazine Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on June 20, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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