Inscription. Here at a fireplace or oven on the east shore of Indian Village Lake those Miamis that had comprised Papakeecha’s Band prepared their last meal before leaving tribal lands c. 1839.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2012
|1. The new marker installed in July 2012.|
Erected 1967 by the Noble County Historical Society. (Marker Number 57.1967.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 41° 21.849′ N, 85° 38.378′ W. Marker is in Indian Village, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is on Indiana Route 5. Click for map. SR 5 at public access site entrance, south side of Indian Village. Marker is in this post office area: Cromwell IN 46732, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Chief Papakeecha’s House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Continental Divide (approx. 3.2 miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 5 miles away); Indian Hill (approx. 7 miles away); Site Of The First School House In Elkhart County (approx. 12.5 miles away); Five Medals Village (approx. 14 miles away); Violett Cemetery (approx. 16.2 miles away); The Goshen Dam and Millrace Hydraulic Canal (approx. 17 miles away).
1. New Marker
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
|2. Marker and the Methodist Cemetery across the road.|
The previous marker was damaged by storms in 2011 and removed. A new marker was installed in the same location in July 2012. No changes were made to the marker inscription.
— Submitted August 6, 2012, by Duane Hall of Goshen, Indiana.