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Indian Village in Noble County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chief Papakeecha’s House

← one quarter mile south

 
 
The new marker installed in July 2012. image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 30, 2012
1. The new marker installed in July 2012.
Inscription. Built in 1827 by Federal Government on 36-section reservation for $562; later destroyed by “great wind.” Papakeecha (Flat Belly) was a Miami leader, 1820 to his death in 1837, shortly before the Miami removal.
 
Erected 1967 by Noble County Historical Society. (Marker Number 57.1967.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 22.828′ N, 85° 38.693′ W. Marker is in Indian Village, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is at the intersection of West 200 North and North 1150 West on West 200 North. Click for map. North 1150 West joins IN 5 in Indian Village, or you can take West 200 North west off IN 5 a ways north of Indian Village and south of Cromwell. Marker is in this post office area: Cromwell IN 46732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Oven (approx. 1.2 miles away); Continental Divide (approx. 3.3 miles away); Greider / Oak Grove Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 4 miles away); North Webster Cemetery
Looking south on N 1150 West towards the house site (top of the hill) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
2. Looking south on N 1150 West towards the house site (top of the hill)
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Stewart-Griesinger Cemetery (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Dixie (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mock Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
Additional comments.
1. New Marker
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 Abilene, Texas.

 
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The possible house site (west of the road) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
3. The possible house site (west of the road)
Other possible site (east of the road) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 2, 2007
4. Other possible site (east of the road)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,735 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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