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

Coohcooche

 
 
Coohcooche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 3, 2009
1. Coohcooche Marker
View of the first historic marker.
Inscription. [First Marker]

Coohcooche
Mineral Spring 1790
Birthplace of Ottawa
Chief Shabonee 1775
and
Lodge of Shawnee Chief
Blue Jacket 1792
Winchester Camp No 1
1812
[Second Marker]

Chief
Blue Jacket
Chair

 
Location. 41° 17.384′ N, 84° 20.804′ W. Marker is in Defiance, Ohio, in Defiance County. Marker is on East River Drive (Ohio Route 424) west of Maywinn Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historic marker is located on the eastern side of Defiance, Ohio, along old state route 424 (River Drive), on the river side (south) of the street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 East River Drive, Defiance OH 43512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winchester's Camp #2 / Preston Island (a few steps from this marker); Shawnee Glen (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnny Appleseed (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chief Pontiac (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontiac Birthplace (approx. half a mile away); French Indian Apple Tree
Coohcooche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
2. Coohcooche Marker
View of the second historic marker.
(approx. half a mile away); Bark Cabin Home of Coohcoohe (approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Defiance.
 
More about this marker. For those who are interested in the War of 1812, it is noteworthy that this was the site of Winchester's Camp No. 2.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Coohcooche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, May 3, 2009
3. Coohcooche Marker
Spring time view of this set of historical markers with a hint of the Maumee River in the background.
Coohcooche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
4. Coohcooche Marker
Winter time view of this set of historical markers with a clear view of the Maumee River in the background.
Coohcooche Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 6, 2010
5. Coohcooche Marker
View looking east of historical markers with River Drive on the left side of the picture and the Maumee River on the right side of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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