Defiance in Defiance County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mineral Spring 1790
Birthplace of Ottawa
Chief Shabonee 1775
Lodge of Shawnee Chief
Blue Jacket 1792
Winchester Camp No 1
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 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, Castles • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian •
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.