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Near Churubusco in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Hardinís Defeat

 
 
Site of Hardin's Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, June 24, 2007
1. Site of Hardin's Defeat Marker
Inscription. Colonel John Hardin, of the Kentucky Militia, with 180 men and Captain John Armstrong, U.S. Army, with 30 men, were routed here on October 19, 1790, by Indians under Miami Chief Little Turtle during General Harmar's Campaign.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 02.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 41° 11.36′ N, 85° 17.24′ W. Marker was near Churubusco, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker was on Carroll Road near Madden Road. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Churubusco IN 46723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Churubusco War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Concord Methodist Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); La Balme Massacre Site (approx. 4 miles away); Eel River Post-Fort (approx. 4.2 miles away); Last Home of Chief Little Turtle (approx. 4.3 miles away); Colonel Augustin De La Balme (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Little Turtleís Miami Village (approx. 6.4 miles away); Huntertown, Indiana (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Churubusco.
Chruch across the street Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, June 24, 2007
2. Chruch across the street

 
More about this marker. After recently posting some pictures that I took of this historical marker, pictures that showed that the historical marker had been knocked down and flatted by some vehicle, I discovered that the Indiana Historical Bureau recently posted on their web site that, "This marker was damaged and removed. It will not be replaced due to text inaccuracies."
 
Also see . . .
1. Site of Hardin's Defeat. This is a link to information regarding this historical marker that is provided by the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on February 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Site of Hardin's Defeat (Review). This is a link to information regarding a review that was made on this historical marker that is provided by the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on February 22, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Site of Hardin's Defeat Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Light, June 24, 2007
3. Site of Hardin's Defeat
Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
4. Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker
View of the missing historical marker, laying flat on the ground, where it appears to have been run over by a vehicle.
Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
5. Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker
Another view of the missing historical marker, laying flat on the ground, at the site where it was originally situated.
Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
6. Site of Hardinís Defeat Marker
View of the base of the fallen historical marker in the lower left foreground, and the nearby church in the background.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 5,493 times since then. Last updated on September 22, 2011, by Aimee Rose Formo of Indianapolis, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   4, 5, 6. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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