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

Johnny Appleseed

 
 
Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
1. Johnny Appleseed Marker
Inscription.  
Johnny Appleseed
Chapman
Benefactor
1774 - 1845
First Nursery
1811 - 1828

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 41° 17.351′ N, 84° 21.194′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is on East River Drive (Ohio Route 424) 0.2 miles west of East High Street. This historical marker is located on the south side of River Drive and just above the north bank of the Maumee River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 451 East River Drive, 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. Chief Pontiac (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flood Poles (about 500 feet away); Buckeye Trail (about 600 feet away); Pontiac Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); French Indian Apple Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bark Cabin Home of Coohcoohe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Cannons
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
Additional keywords. Swedenborgians
 
Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
2. Johnny Appleseed Marker
View of historical marker in the foreground with the confluence of the Auglaize River with the Maumee River in the background.
Johnny Appleseed Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
3. Johnny Appleseed Marker
View looking west of the historical marker in the left foreground of the picture with an upstream view of the Maumee River behind the marker and River Drive heading towards downtown Defiance in front of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,819 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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