Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Bark Cabin Home of Coohcoohe
Captive Spencer 1792
Indian Grand Council 1793
Birthplace of Indian
Chief Scout - Capt.
Anthony Shane and of
Chief Occonoxee 1757
Whose son and son's
Wife died here
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
Location. 41° 17.35′ N, 84° 21.427′ 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. French Indian Apple Tree (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 600 Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan (about 600 feet away); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (about 600 feet away); West Blockhouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
Also see . . . Native Women. This link is to a web site that features information on prominent Native American women. (Submitted on April 28, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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 1,195 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.