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

French Indian Apple Tree

 
 
French Indian Apple Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
1. French Indian Apple Tree Marker
Inscription.  
French Indian
Apple Tree
Largest on Record
9 Ft. Diameter
60 Ft. Spread 45 High
Bore 200 Bu. 1872
1670 - 1887


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 41° 17.346′ N, 84° 21.425′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is on East River Drive 0.2 miles east of North Clinton Street. This historical marker is located in Pontiac Park near the north bank of the Maumee River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 277 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. Bark Cabin Home of Coohcoohe (here, next to this marker); Pontiac Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontiac Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Defiance, 1794 (about 500 feet away); Civil War Cannons (about 500 feet away); Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan (about 500 feet away); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718
French Indian Apple Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
2. French Indian Apple Tree Marker
View of historical marker situated on a base that is designed to be the actual diameter of the old apple tree.
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(about 600 feet away); West Blockhouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
French Indian Apple Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
3. French Indian Apple Tree Marker
View looking west with the historical marker in the right foreground, Pontiac Park in the background, and an upstream view of the Maumee River off to the left of the picture.
French Indian Apple Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
4. French Indian Apple Tree Marker
View looking south, from where the historical marker is located, across the Maumee River to the location of Fort Defiance Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,568 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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