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Residents celebrate Fort Brown bicentennial
Saturday, June 29, 2013 3:26 PM

More than 100 area residents gathered along the banks of the Auglaize River at Fort Brown to commemorate the construction of the fort during the War of 1812.

The hour-long program was organized by the Jacob Stemple Chapter National Society United States Daughters of 1812. After a Laying of Wreaths ceremony, the group dedicated a new granite memorial bench “in grateful recognition of the significance of this site, especially in this bicentennial year.”

Guest speaker was Richard Rozevink, a historian from Defiance, who provided background of the site, the fort’s construction by Capt. William Brown, and descriptions from individuals who traveled past the site during the war.

We've just posted a photo album containing more than 60 photos from today's Fort Brown bicentennial event. There's also many other albums to view. Click here to view these photos.



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