Near West Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1953 by Women's Civic Council of Tippecanoe County. (Marker Number 79.1953.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 28.374′ N, 86° 53.044′ W. Marker is near West Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on North River Road (a.k.a.: Indiana 43) south of Soldiers Home Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located across the road from the "Veterans Home" in an excellent road side park. Marker is in this post office area: West Lafayette IN 47906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davis Ferry (approx. ¾ mile away but has been reported missing); Tippecanoe Battleground (approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing); The Wabash River (approx. 2.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (approx. 3.1 miles away); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle of Tippecanoe (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Biography of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh 1768-1813. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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