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Near Ladoga in Montgomery County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chief Cornstalk’s Village

 
 
Chief Cornstalk's Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 24, 2007
1. Chief Cornstalk's Village Marker
Inscription. Chief Peter Cornstalk's village of Snakefish (Eel River) tribe of Miami Indians was located three miles from here along Cornstalk Creek. Wigwams and Indian furial ground were near the little Harshbarger family cemetery. The Indians lived at peace with settlers moving here in the 1800's.
 
Erected 1982 by Montgomery County Historical Society. (Marker Number 54.1981.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 52.381′ N, 86° 54.173′ W. Marker is near Ladoga, Indiana, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 231 and County Route 1150 S. on U.S. 231. Click for map. From Crawfordsville travel aprox. 11 miles South on U.S. 231 to County Road 1150 South. Marker is located at the Historic Parkersburg Spring. Marker is in this post office area: Ladoga IN 47954, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foundation Rock (approx. 8.6 miles away); Portland Mills (approx. 8.6 miles away); Dorothy Madden Hobson Luther (approx. 9.7 miles away); Oldest Surviving Veteran of American Revolution
Historic Parkersburg Spring and Chief Cornstalk's Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 24, 2007
2. Historic Parkersburg Spring and Chief Cornstalk's Village Marker
(approx. 9.8 miles away); Portland Mills Covered Bridge (approx. 9.9 miles away); All Veterans in War and Peace (approx. 10.4 miles away); Hillis Bridge (approx. 10.9 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Eel River Tribe of Indiana. A brief history of the Eel River Tribe. (Submitted on December 3, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNatural ResourcesNotable Persons
 
Historic Parkersburg Spring image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, January 30, 2007
3. Historic Parkersburg Spring
Looking down into the spring site. The grate is where the water can be seen when the spring is running.
Historic Parkersburg Spring sign image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, January 30, 2007
4. Historic Parkersburg Spring sign
Historic Parkersburg Spring. Est. 1822, Rededicated 1998.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 4,245 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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