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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Defiance County, Ohio

Clickable Map of Defiance County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Defiance County, OH (118) Henry County, OH (103) Paulding County, OH (38) Putnam County, OH (62) Williams County, OH (89) Allen County, IN (123) DeKalb County, IN (45)  DefianceCounty(118) Defiance County (118)  HenryCounty(103) Henry County (103)  PauldingCounty(38) Paulding County (38)  PutnamCounty(62) Putnam County (62)  WilliamsCounty(89) Williams County (89)  AllenCountyIndiana(123) Allen County (123)  DeKalbCounty(45) DeKalb County (45)
Defiance is the county seat for Defiance County
Adjacent to Defiance County, Ohio
      Henry County (103)  
      Paulding County (38)  
      Putnam County (62)  
      Williams County (89)  
      Allen County, Indiana (123)  
      DeKalb County, Indiana (45)  
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1Ohio (Defiance County), Ayersville — Highland-South Richland Township Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who have served this country and community Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends Highland-South Richland Twp. Fire DepartmentsMap (db m173029) WM
2Ohio (Defiance County), Ayersville — Site of Southerton Station
Site of Southerton Station of the Columbus, Lima and Milwaukee Railroad 1893-1929Map (db m159677) HM
3Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 1913 Flood — 1st and Wayne
Defiance's Original Plat Historic Homes of Defiance began researching Defiance's Original Plan in 2000 with the intent of nominating a significant number of blocks to an historic district. The district is significant and eligible for . . . Map (db m165821) HM
4Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — C — Abatis and Camp — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Abatis and Camp »»«« General Wayne’s Army in 1794 and General Winchester’s Army in 1812 encamped on this spot. Here also was the western end of Gen. Winchester’s Abatis.Map (db m136580) HM
5Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Anthony Wayne's Fort Defiance
The site of the fort was set aside as a public park in 1823 by the Village of Defiance. Enter and follow the series of in-ground bronze plaques that highlight the fort's 1794-96 storyline and features. The Glaize The Glaize was the name . . . Map (db m160519) HM
6Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Bark Cabin Home of Coohcoohe
. . . Map (db m28449) HM
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7Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Buffalo Were Recorded Here In 1718
Buffalo were recorded here in 1718 to the east across the river. This entire area was an important Indian trade center from early times to c. 1830. Trading posts were established here in the middle 1700's including George Ironside's and Peter . . . Map (db m28539) HM
8Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Caboose 90950
Caboose 90950 was built in 1929. A caboose is usually the last car on a freight train and is used by the train crew. This caboose has a wood-burning stove for cooking and heat, an ice box for food storage, and three bunk beds. Train crews . . . Map (db m173586) HM
9Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Charles Elihu Slocum, M.D. — Columbia University — Ph.D. Univ. of PA. —
Practiced medicine and surgery at Defiance Ohio, from 13th July 1871. He carried cheer, hope and relief into many afflicted households. The names of the American ancestors of Charles Elihu Slogum are: Caleb W. • Joseph • Eleazer • John • . . . Map (db m173129) HM
10Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Chief Pontiac
Birthplace and Park of Chief Pontiac 1712 --- 1769Map (db m26826) HM
11Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Civil War Cannons — Fort Defiance
These cannons, used for coastal defense, were located in North Carolina's Confederate Fort Fisher. They were captured by Union forces during the Civil War. They were given to the community of Defiance in 1896 by the U.S. Government. Originally . . . Map (db m160541) HM WM
12Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Construction Of Fort Defiance
On August 9, 1794, General Anthony Wayne ordered Major Henry Burbeck to erect a garrison at the confluence. Though it was constructed in only six days using crude implements and materials that were on hand, it was the strongest fort built during . . . Map (db m160528) HM
13Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Coohcooche
[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 . . . Map (db m28354) HM
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14Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Courthouse Clocktower Bell
This bell was cast for the courthouse clocktower in 1873. The metal for the bell was obtained by breaking up an old brass cannon found sitting at a foundry in Cincinnati, Ohio. The old field piece was made in Strassburg, Germany and dated . . . Map (db m171219) HM
15Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Cross Section of the Trench — [Fort Defiance]
A trench sixteen feet wide by eight feet deep was dug on three sides of the fort. Earth removed from the trench was used to form a six-foot high earthen parapet next to the fort's wall of pickets and exterior sides of the blockhouses. The parapet . . . Map (db m160536) HM
16Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance County Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument
(side 1) Erected & dedicated to the memory of the Soldiers & Sailors of Defiance Co, Ohio July 4, 1886 Rededicated May 17, 1997 Fort Donelson, Tenn. Feb. 14, 15 & 16, 1862 Shiloh, Tenn. April 6 & 7, 1862 Corinth, Miss. . . . Map (db m173132) WM
17Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance County Veterans Memorial
Korea Baker, Clifford E. • Groll, George R. • Humbarcer, Max R. • Keener, Demar D. • Michoff, Donald L. • Mohr, Richard D. • Neff, William H. • Rowe, William E. • Vajen, Lloyd C. • Weber, Richard A. • Yeager, Ralph . . . Map (db m175440) WM
18Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance County War Memorial Flame
To the veterans of wartime & peacetime of the USA thank you. thank you for your service yesterday, today, and tomorrow. You are not forgotten by those of us who treasure our freedoms. Your sacrifice, and that of your loved one is still very . . . Map (db m172997) WM
19Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance County War Savings Quota
. . . Map (db m173003) WM
20Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance Historic Sites
Site Of French Mission 1650 Jesuit Mission 1670 Moravian Christian Indians 1781 Great Indian Cornfields 1794 Cabin and Home of Delaware Chief Whingy-Pooshies and Boy Captive, John Brickell 1791 - 1794 - 1795 British . . . Map (db m165819) HM
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21Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance Native — Sam Hornish, Jr.
Accomplished his boyhood dream in taking the checkered flag of the Indianapolis 500. 90th running May 28, 2006 Indianapolis 500 Winning DriverMap (db m173052) HM
22Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance Public Library
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173007) HM
23Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Defiance Rotary Club 75th Anniversary — 1921 - 1996
• This area was first seen by the Europeans c. 1650, and following the Indian Wars, the first white settlers arrived in the spring of 1815. • Five prehistoric Indian mounds were found in this area. • The three rivers, prior to paved roads, . . . Map (db m173057) HM
24Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Dey Bridge
This bridge a pratt through truss, was built in 1906 by the Massillon Bridge Company of Toledo, Ohio at a cost of $3,967.50. It replaced a bridge built in 1882. Dey road was petitioned for as a public road in 1832 In what was then . . . Map (db m159985) HM
25Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — East Blockhouse — [Fort Defiance]
Troop quarters located on both first and second levels.Map (db m160544) HM
26Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Flood Poles — Library Grounds
The Response – Defiance Crescent-News Thursday, March 27, 1913 "The great yellow flood of muddy water that swept the Maumee Valley and seemed to make Defiance its central point was followed by a fall of pure white snow . . . Map (db m165820) HM
27Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Flood Poles — Pontiac Park
The Beginning, Sunday March 23, 1913 The rain began on Sunday, no one knew that the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers would rise to record heights and not crest for four days. By Monday, the Wabash Pumping Station was completely surrounded by . . . Map (db m173054) HM
28Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Defiance — Anthony Wayne Parkway
The arrival of the Legion of the United States at this point on August 8, 1794 marked the end of General Anthony Wayne's difficult march, through swamps and forests, from Fort GreeneVille. On this site, in the center of the Indian country, General . . . Map (db m18668) HM
29Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Defiance
Fort Defiance was erected upon this site by General Wayne August 9-17, 1794 and thus "The Grand Emporium of the hostile Indians of the west was gained without loss of blood." From this point General Wayne advanced against the Indians and . . . Map (db m18751) HM
30Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — A95 — Fort Defiance — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Wayne-Harrison-Winchester-Clay-Bird Marches —
. . . Map (db m29662) HM
31Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Defiance Flagstaff
Fort Defiance Flagstaff All land north to Canada is surveyed on baseline running from this point.Map (db m18768) HM
32Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Defiance, 1794
Here in 1794 General Anthony Wayne built Fort Defiance during the Indian Wars prior to the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Fort Winchester was built south of here during the War of 1812. Down river from here is Preston Island, former site of Indian . . . Map (db m28542) HM
33Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 24 — Fort Starvation — Let's Get Historic
This area is thought to be the burial place of more than 300 soldiers who once camped at Fort Winchester, Camp No. 3, also known as Fort Starvation, during the War of 1812. They were led by Brigadier General James Winchester. Kentucky . . . Map (db m207146) HM
34Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 4-20 — Fort Winchester
[Front Text] : "Fort Winchester" General William Henry Harrison ordered the construction of Fort Winchester at the beginning of October 1812 and it was completed October 15. The fort served as a forward observation post and supply . . . Map (db m37974) HM
35Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — A96 — Fort Winchester — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail — Wayne-Harrison-Winchester-Clay-Bird Marches —
. . . Map (db m18671) HM
36Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — C32 — Fort Winchester — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Built by General Wm. H. Harrison in Oct. 1812 and named for General Winchester. For a time it was the only defensive work against the British and Indians in Northwestern Ohio.Map (db m18717) HM
37Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Winchester - Former Site Of North East Blockhouse
Former site of NE blockhouse Fort Winchester 1812 - 1815Map (db m173014) HM
38Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Winchester - Former Site Of North West Blockhouse
Former site of NW blockhouse Fort Winchester 1812 - 1815Map (db m173017) HM
39Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Winchester - Former Site Of South East Blockhouse
Former site of SE Blockhouse Fort Winchester 1812 - 1815Map (db m173019) HM
40Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Fort Winchester - Former Site Of South West Blockhouse
Former site of SW Blockhouse Fort Winchester 1812 - 1815Map (db m173021) HM
41Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Forth Ward Firehouse
Built In 1889 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173024) HM
42Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — French Indian Apple Tree
French Indian Apple Tree Largest on Record 9 Ft. Diameter 60 Ft. Spread 45 High Bore 200 Bu. 1872 1670 - 1887 Map (db m28438) HM
43Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Frontier Fort 1794-1796
As Anthony Wayne marched up the Maumee River to Kekionga (Fort Wayne, Indiana), another Native American stronghold, he placed Major Thomas Hunt in command of the garrison. Major Thomas Cushing was second in command of the 200 to 300 remaining men. . . . Map (db m160532) HM
44Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Geo. Ironside
Geo. Ironside Home & Trading Post 1792-1794 PacificatorMap (db m173005) HM
45Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Graves of Soldiers
Graves of Soldiers 1794 Wars 1812Map (db m136759) HM WM
46Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Historic Defiance — Camp Trimble / 38th O.V.I.
A camp was established September 1, 1861, for the drill and organization of the 38th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The camp was named after Allen Trimble, an early Governor of the State of Ohio. Camp Trimble was located on the former Hull farm, . . . Map (db m159753) HM
47Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Hometown Heros Park
Brock Peio U.S.M.C. • Kennith Miler Army • Emily Baker Army • Todd Kneisley U.S.A.F. • Derek Wolfrum Army • Thomas Kent Army • James Aden U.S.M.C. • Tarrone Ccommisso Army • Robert Daniels U.S.M.C. • Kyle . . . Map (db m175475) WM
48Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed Chapman Benefactor 1774 - 1845 First Nursery 1811 - 1828Map (db m28431) HM
49Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Kieffer Log Cabin
This house is a typical early 19th century family dwelling. It is constructed of logs and has one room. All family activities took place within this space. The parents usually slept on the ground floor and the children bedded in the loft . . . Map (db m173587) HM
50Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Last WWII Concentration Camp — Liberated By Col. Seibel of Defiance
On May 5, 1945, the American troops commanded by COl. Richard R. Seibel entered Mauthausen in Austria, bringing freedom to 18,000 prisoners still alive in the final Nazi death camp. A famous Holocaust picture was taken that day by a U.S. Army . . . Map (db m171217) HM
51Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home Veterams Memorial
In honor of those who servedMap (db m173035) WM
52Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Legion of Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne's army was made up of four sub-legions totaling nearly 2500 men plus a group of about 1200 mounted Kentucky militia led by general Charles Scott. Wayne's second in command was General James Wilkinson. Since Fort Defiance was a small . . . Map (db m160524) HM
53Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah) — 1752 - 1812
[Text on the south side of the Marker]: Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah) 1752 - 1812 Little Turtle, a war chief of the Miami People, was born near present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana. From 1790 to 1794, he lived in a . . . Map (db m52992) HM
54Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Location Of The Bake Oven — [Fort Defiance]
Three separate fire basins with one central chimney were located here. There may have been an oven-like platform located above the basins for baking.Map (db m160698) HM
55Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Location Of The Officers Quarters — [Fort Defiance]
Officers stayed in their own log structure. It may have been divided into four rooms. Enlisted men were quartered within the four log blockhouses. All structures had fireplaces.Map (db m160534) HM
56Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Location Of The Powder Magazine — [Fort Defiance]
Evidence of a stone or shale storehouse was found in this general area. The gunpowder may have been stored here below ground level. Shale-slate building material was plentiful along the Auglaize River.Map (db m200360) HM
57Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Miami & Erie Canal Lock No. 37
History Connecting the Maumee, Miami and the Wabash Rivers for economical transportation was advocated by George Washington as early as 1773. Captain John Riley surveyed the route in 1820. After further surveys, the Ohio legislature in . . . Map (db m173037) HM
58Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Mollasses Produced Since 1850's
Sorghum was introduced to this area in the late 1850's. Farmers, at first, believed it would provide a local supplement for expensive sugar produced in the South but it never became practical. However the molasses made from sorghum was of good . . . Map (db m173589) HM
59Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Mollasses Production
The sorghum is cut from the field, the tops are cut off and the leaves stripped from the main stalk. Juice is extracted from the sorghum by running it through the rollers of the press. The juice is then poured into the long, baffled pan called an . . . Map (db m173588) HM
60Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marine Memorial
A memorial to all who served in the Navy Armed Guard and Merchant Marine Our losses 1810 lives from the Armed Guard 6839 lives from the Merchant Marine 731 ships sunk 1941 - 1945 Their motto "We aim to deliver . . . Map (db m173001) WM
61Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — North Blockhouse — [Fort Defiance]
Artificer and blacksmithing activities took place in this area.Map (db m160538) HM
62Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — C322 — Pontiac Birthplace — Ohio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
Pontiac Birthplace »»«« Here, in 1712, was born the Great Indian chief who in- cited Pontiac’s Conspiracy. He federated the tribes and with the aid of the French threatened British suprem- acy. Killed in Illinois . . . Map (db m28350) HM
63Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Pontiac Park
Named for the Ottawa Indian chief said to have been born here c. 1712. Site of the largest recorded apple tree "French and Indian" c. 1680 to 1887. Here Oliver Spencer spent his Indian captivity 1792. Bark cabins and cultivated fields fields of the . . . Map (db m30297) HM
64Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Reinforcement Work
Anthony Wayne defeated the Indian Confederation at the Battle of Fallen Timbers on August 20, 1794. The retreating Indians were locked out of Fort Miamis by their British allies. Wayne noted the artillery mounted at the British Fort. Upon . . . Map (db m160530) HM
65Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Riverside Cemetery Veterans Memorial
In thanksgiving to God and in tribute to all men and women who served in the armed forces of their country during all warsMap (db m173128) WM
66Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Riverside Chapel
Built in 1890 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173127) HM
67Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Route and Camp's
Route and Camp's of Gen. Wayne, 1794, Gen. Harrison, 1812, and Winchester Camp No 2, and Abatis, 1812.Map (db m18991) HM
68Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Sawmill Shanty
Built in Highland Township in the late 1800's Donated by Rex & Diane Hale in memory of: Edgar Hale, father 1923-2010 • Lavern Hale, grandfather 1899-1979 • William Hale, great-grandfather 1876-1942 • John Hale, great-great-grandfather . . . Map (db m182988) HM
69Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Service Star Legion Veterans Memorial
In memory of World War VeteransMap (db m202195) WM
70Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Shawnee Glen
Shawnee Glen 1792 Home of Johnny Appleseed 1828 Morningside ParkMap (db m28405) HM
71Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Site Of Mamie - Bessie Nagel Farm
This land was formerly the Mamie-Bessie Nagel FarmMap (db m159686) HM
72Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — South Blouckhouse — [Fort Defiance]
Garrison's food preparation area fireplace located in corner.Map (db m160521) HM
73Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 2-20 — Spemica Lawba–Johnny Logan
"Spemica Lawba-Johnny Logan" In September 1786, Captain Benjamin Logan of Kentucky captured a young Indian boy during a raid across the Ohio River on the Machachac tribe towns of the Shawnee nation. Upon returning to Kentucky, Captain Logan . . . Map (db m28338) HM
74Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — St. Johns Lutheran Church — Sherwood, Ohio
This church building was constructed in 1875 by the congregation. It was moved in 1902 to land purchased by the church for future development. A new church was constructed and dedicated in 1904. After moving into a new structure, this building . . . Map (db m182986) HM
75Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 3-20 — Tale of Ensign James Liggett / Major Adam Charles Muir, 41st Regiment of Foot
[Front Side of Marker]: "Tale of Ensign James Liggett" After American militia troops forcibly ended the 1812 siege of Fort Wayne, General James Winchester's Army of the Northwest marched down the north side of the Miami [Maumee] . . . Map (db m28336) HM
76Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Alexander Sankey Latty House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173183) HM
77Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Ansberry-Kettenring House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173185) HM
78Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Charles C. Hoffman House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173187) HM
79Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Charles Kettenring House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173188) HM
80Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Charles Krotz House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173189) HM
81Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Curtis Holgate House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173190) HM
82Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Edwin Charles House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173191) HM
83Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The George Briggs House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places b the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173195) HM
84Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Henry Seither - Todd Taylor House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173197) HM
85Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Hornish Pike
Back in the 1800’s there was a trail that ran from Route 66 to the Banner School Road. This was known as the “Hornish Pike”. The west end of the Hornish Pike started at Route 66 and what is now the Steinberger Road. It was about Ό . . . Map (db m158962) HM
86Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Indian Wars — 1790 - 1795
When American pioneers attempted to settle the area north and west of the Ohio River, following the Northwest Ordinance (1787), the Indians, aided by the British in Canada, fought valiantly and fiercely for their homes in the Ohio Country. They . . . Map (db m168307) HM
87Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The John L. Scott House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173199) HM
88Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The W. B. Daoust, Antoine Daoust-Solonab Villagomez House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173202) HM
89Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — The Williams C. Holgate House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The InteriorMap (db m173203) HM
90Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Veterans Memorial — Post 1991 — ★ AMVETS Family ★ —
Veterans Auxiliary Sons In memory and tributeMap (db m160682) WM
91Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who have served in the armed forces of The United States of AmericaMap (db m172999) WM
92Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Defiance County who served our Country in all wars.Map (db m173000) WM
93Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — VFW Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to our fathers, husbands and sons the members of Fort Defiance Post 3360 Veterans of Foreign Wars of The United States By its ladies, auxiliary 1984-85Map (db m171267) WM
94Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — West Blockhouse — [Fort Defiance]
Twenty-two foot square structure two levels with corner fireplace.Map (db m160523) HM
95Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — William C. Holgate Park
William C. Holgate (1814-1888) settled in Defiance in 1836. A lawyer by profession, Holgate rode on horseback to Columbus, Ohio during the winter of 1844-45 with a petition he had drafted, which resulted in the establishment of Defiance County. . . . Map (db m173030) HM
96Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — 7-20 — Winchester's Camp #2 / Preston Island
[Front Text on Marker] : "Winchester's Camp #2" After completing Fort Winchester, Brigadier General James Winchester ordered his troops to cross to the north side of the Maumee River. The troops occupied the new site, Camp #2, from . . . Map (db m54318) HM
97Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — You Are On The Buckeye Trail — Follow The Blue Blazes
Founded in 1959, Ohio's Buckeye Trail (BT) is the only long-distance hiking trail entirely within Ohio. More than 1,400 miles loop through wooded footpaths, abandoned railroads, historic towpaths, back roads, rivers and lake shores, . . . Map (db m173056) HM
98Ohio (Defiance County), Evansport — 5-20 — Evansport
(Side One) Evansport is named after brothers Amos and Albert G. Evans who, with Jacob Coy, had the village surveyed next to the Tiffin River on December 14, 1835. The "port" suffix in Evansport's name reflects the river's significance as . . . Map (db m69001) HM
99Ohio (Defiance County), Evansport — Evansport Veterans Memorial
In true appreciation of all veterans who have preserved this great nation Erected and donated by VFW Post 3360 - 2002 A gift by Homier's MonumentalMap (db m196805) WM
100Ohio (Defiance County), Hicksville — Civil War Veterans Monument
G.A.R. Sacred to the memory of the soldiers who served in the Union Army during the War of the Rebellion of 1861 - 65. In God We Trust. One flag and one country.Map (db m205448) WM

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