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Marion in Grant 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 M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
1. New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker
Inscription. In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan 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 Sesquincentennial Commission. (Marker Number 27.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 33.518′ N, 85° 39.57′ W. Marker is in Marion, Indiana, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street and East 3rd Street (State Road 18), on the left when traveling south on South Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the NW corner of the Grant County Courthouse lawn. The Courthouse address is 401 South Adams Street, Marion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 South Adams Street, Marion IN 46953, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martin Boots (within shouting distance of this marker); Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (within
New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
2. New Purchase Boundary Marker
shouting distance of this marker); WW II Grant County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant County (Indiana) Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Marion.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twin markers located in Indiana of whose locations show the scope of this treaty area.
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Close-up of the map on the marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 25, 2008
3. Close-up of the map on the marker
Grant County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
4. Grant County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,550 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   3. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.   4. submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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