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Delphi in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Purchase Boundary

(Treaty of St. Mary’s)

 
 
New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, May 29, 2007
1. New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker
Inscription. In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Johnathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana was involved in this transaction.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sequicentennital Commission. (Marker Number 08.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 35.458′ N, 86° 41.776′ W. Marker is in Delphi, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is on West Monroe Street (Indiana Route 39) near West S Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delphi IN 46923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wabash and Erie Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away); Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Carroll County Indiana (approx. 1.2 miles away); Delphi (approx. 1.2 miles away); Samuel Milroy (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Delphi.
 
More about this marker. The Treaty of St. Mary’s was signed in St. Mary’s, Ohio, by
View of Tippicanoe River Valley (westward looking) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, May 27, 2007
2. View of Tippicanoe River Valley (westward looking)
the United States of America and the Wyandot Indians, the Seneca Indians, the Shawnee Indians and the Ottawa Indians.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  An American Life: Captain John Conner of Indiana and the West. by Timothy Crumrin (Submitted on June 13, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Closeup of Map on the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, May 29, 2007
3. Closeup of Map on the Marker
Boundary, Treaty of St. Mary’s, October 1818.
New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, May 27, 2007
4. New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,016 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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