Fort Defiance

Fort Defiance (HMCAX)

Location: Defiance, OH 43512 Defiance County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 17.241', W 84° 21.443'

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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 signally defeated them in the Battle of Fallen Timbers, August 20, 1794.

At this strategic center, in October, 1792, convened the largest Indian Council ever held on the American continent. Fort Defiance was an important military post in the War of 1812.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe Ohio Daughters of the American Revolution
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 721290 N 4574025
Decimal Degrees41.28735000, -84.35738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 17.241', W 84° 21.443'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 17' 14.46" N, 84° 21' 26.58" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320 Fort St, Defiance OH 43512, US
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