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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Kickapoo Indian Village

 
 
Kickapoo Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
1. Kickapoo Indian Village Marker
Inscription.
From approximately 1812 to 1832 a Kickapoo Indian village occupied the site bounded on the north by Madison, west by Campbell, south by Grand and east by Jefferson. 100 wigwams clustered around a spring formerly situated 250 feet southwest of this point. The Indians are believed to have planted on this site the first orchard of the Indian peach.
 
Erected 1925 by Springfield University Club. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Location. 37° 12.019′ N, 93° 17.526′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Street and South Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Madison Street. Click for map. Marker is on the south wall of South Tower public housing. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 South Avenue, Springfield MO 65806, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilshire Apartments (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Landers Theatre (approx. half a mile away); First Post Office in Springfield (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Springfield
Kickapoo Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 12, 2011
2. Kickapoo Indian Village Marker
Looking northeast
(approx. half a mile away); Gillioz Theater (approx. 0.6 miles away); Butterfield Overland Stage (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Store in Greene County (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kickapoo Indian Village. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Kickapoo. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Kickapoo High School, Springfield MO. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 685 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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