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Near Thorntown in Boone County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indian Cemetery

Eel River Tribe of Miamis

 
 
Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
1. Indian Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Ka-wi-a-ki-un-gi Village "Place of Thorns" (Thorntown) was center of 64, 000 acre Thorntown Indian Reserve. Granted to Eel River Miamis in 1818, ceded to U.S. in 1828.
 
Erected 1961 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 06.1961.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 7.71′ N, 86° 35.656′ W. Marker is near Thorntown, Indiana, in Boone County. Marker is on Indiana Route 47 west of Evans Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. North side of State Road 47 about one-half mile East of Thorntown. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6691 West State Road 47, Thorntown IN 46071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boone County REMC (approx. 3.6 miles away); Boone County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Boone County (Indiana) Veterans (approx. 8.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 8.8 miles away); Darlington Covered Bridge
Looking West - - Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
2. Looking West - - Indian Cemetery Marker
(approx. 10.6 miles away but has been reported missing); To The Unknown Dead (approx. 11.4 miles away); Clinton County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Official Web Site - - Eel River Tribe ::. Excellent site for information and research. Good photos... (Submitted on August 3, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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South / West View - - Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
3. South / West View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
North View - - Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
4. North View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
Wide View - - Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
5. Wide View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
East View - - Indian Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
6. East View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 
 
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