Category: Community

The City of Defiance / Schools

Pictured below is the Defiance Community Auditorium, which is used throughout the year for plays, musicals, dance recitals, awards, and more. This space seats hundreds and is connected to the old Middle School. The Defiance Public School System has recently built an Elementary School with the addition of a new Senior High and Middle School building…
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June 12, 2018 1

Downtown Defiance Farmer’s Market

Great things are happening in the community! Yesterday was the start of the new downtown Farmer’s Market here in Defiance. The market offers fresh flowers, local produce, cheeses, breads, pastries, soaps, honey and more! Live music is also offered. Yesterday’s musician was Emily Gallant but the market will feature a different local artist each week.…
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June 8, 2018 0

The Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant

The Auglaize Hydroelectric Plant is located on the Auglaize River in Defiance. The original was built in 1912 until it was shut down in 1962. The plant sat vacant until the 1980s when it was bought by the Power Dam Corporation. It was later purchased again by the city of Bryan. The plant has several…
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June 5, 2018 1

Defiance, Napoleon, and Paulding Courthouses

Usually located in the center of town, we think these County Courthouses add a lot of charm to our northwestern Ohio bubble. The Paulding County Courthouse is located in downtown Paulding in the public square. It was completed in 1888 and designed by Edward O. Fallis. This is the third courthouse to serve the Paulding community.…
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June 4, 2018 1

The City of Defiance / Pontiac Park and the Public Library

    The City of Defiance is located along the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers in northwest Ohio. The Public Library and the scenic Pontiac Park look across from each other on the Maumee River. Pontiac Park is a nice spot for relaxation with lots of beautiful flowers and benches that overlook the river. The park…
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June 1, 2018 4