Near Homer in Champaign County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
Davis’ Point Encampment
—September 20, 1838 —
Erected 1991 by Boy Scout Andy Chase (Eagle Award).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 40° 2.868′ N, 87° 53.381′ W. Marker is near Homer, Illinois, in Champaign County. Marker is on County Route 1250 N west of County Route N 300 E, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. County Road 1250 N is a.k.a. Catlin Homer Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2633 Catlin Homer Road, Homer IL 61849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District / A Friend of Lincoln (approx. 2.5 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 3.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Forded Stony Creek On The Bloomington Road / The Clark Neighborhood (approx. 5.3 miles away); Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lincoln at Kelley's Tavern (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 9.4 miles away); Vermilion County War Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Homer.
Also see . . .
1. Official Web Site - - "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" : :. Champaign County - Homer:: visited by the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association". (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. A good Secondary (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Events • Notable Places •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.