Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fort Defiance, 1794
Fort Winchester was built south of here during the War of 1812.
Down river from here is Preston Island, former site of Indian villages.
About one mile south of here is the site of the large Indian Council of 1792.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Military • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian.
Location. 41° 17.262′ N, 84° 21.421′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker can be reached from Fort Street near Washington Street. This historical marker is located in the park that marks the site of General Wayne's Fort Defiance. The marker is inscribed on a red stone slab that is situated on the high ground overlooking the Maumee River next to the state historical marker for Spemica Lawba-Johnny Logan. 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. Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan (a few steps Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (a few steps from this marker); Fort Defiance Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Defiance (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Defiance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Winchester (within shouting distance of this marker); French Indian Apple Tree (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,122 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.