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Montpelier in Blackford County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Godfroy Reserve

 
 
Godfroy Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
1. Godfroy Reserve Marker
Inscription. Reserved by U.S. to Chief Francois Godfroy of the Miami National of Indians by treaty at St. Mary's, Ohio, 6 October 1818, 3,840 acres on Salamonie River at La Petite Prairie, Harrison Township, Blackford County; reserve lands sold 1827, 1836.
 
Erected 1989 by Francois Godfroy Chapter of National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 05.1989.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 33.238′ N, 85° 16.655′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Indiana, in Blackford County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Huntington St (State Road 18) and S. Main St, on the right when traveling east on E. Huntington St. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montpelier IN 47359, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Station on the Underground Railroad (approx. 6.9 miles away); Blackford County W.W. I Honor Roll (approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackford County W.W. II Honor Roll (approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackford County Korea & Vietnam Honor Rolls
Godfroy Reserve Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
2. Godfroy Reserve Marker and Statue
(approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackford County Courthouse (approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackford County Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 8.5 miles away); Blackford County Revolutionary War Heroes (approx. 8.5 miles away); West Grove (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1. Indian Statue
The Indian statue was given to the City of Montpelier by Larry P. Godfroy, Chief Miami Indians, in January 1984.
    — Submitted March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Godfroy Reserve Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
3. Godfroy Reserve Marker and Statue
At southeast corner of intersection of
E. Huntington Street and S. Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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