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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 Photo, 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 (approx. 10.6 miles away); To The Unknown Dead (approx. 11.4 miles away); Clinton County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Looking West - - Indian Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
2. Looking West - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 

 
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.) 
 
South / West View - - Indian Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
3. South / West View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 
 
North View - - Indian Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
4. North View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 
 
Wide View - - Indian Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
5. Wide View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 
 
East View - - Indian Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, August 2, 2009
6. East View - - Indian Cemetery Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,353 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 3, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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