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Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Battle of Tippecanoe

November 7, 1811

 
 
The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
1. The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Here, on this site, military forces commanded by General William Henry Harrison, engaged in battle with the Indians of the Wabash country led by The Prophet, brother of the great Indian leader, Tecumseh. This battle destroyed forever the hope of Tecumseh for a complete Indian Confederacy, launched Harrison toward the Presidency of the United States twenty-nine years later, and is considered one of the primary events leading to conflict between the United States and Great Britain in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1974 by the Indiana State Society U. S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, the National Historic Landmarks, and the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 40° 30.395′ N, 86° 50.634′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Battleground Avenue west of Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the 'Welcome Center' of the "Tippecanoe Battle Ground Memorial". Railroad Avenue has many names: In Lafayette it is North 9th Street. It becomes County Road 100E. In the Town of Battle Ground it is called Railroad Street. Marker is in this post office area: Battle Ground IN 47920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Wide View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
2. Wide View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (a few steps from this marker); The Methodist Camp (a few steps from this marker); Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (about 300 feet away); World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tippecanoe Battleground (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Battle Ground.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker -and- Tippecanoe Battle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
3. The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker -and- Tippecanoe Battle Memorial
Welcome to Battle Ground - - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
4. Welcome to Battle Ground - - Sign
The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
5. The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Sign
Other View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
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6. Other View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
7. The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Welcome Center
The Battle Ground - Entrance image. Click for full size.
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8. The Battle Ground - Entrance
Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
9. Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds
National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
10. National Historic Landmark Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,242 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   10. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016.
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