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Near Peru in Miami County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers

 
 
Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 14, 2012
1. Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers Marker
Inscription. North 87 degrees East 437 feet. War Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers. Here May, 1812, twelve tribes of N.W. Territory voted not to join English. Tecumseh objected and joined Canada. Across road Godfroy's trading post and Mt. Pleasant home, about 1 1/4 mile South 70 degrees West on left bank of river in the Osage village among the Miamis, buried some 25 Indians, killed when army of General Harrison sacked the village in 1812. Here October 23, 1826, Michigan Road, Wabash & Erie Canal and much land ceded to government.
 
Erected 1931 by Peru High School History Club.
 
Location. 40° 45.063′ N, 85° 59.6′ W. Marker is near Peru, Indiana, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 124 and County Road E 100 S on State Road 124. Click for map. The marker is on the ground approximately 30 feet west of the Indiana Historical Bureau marker for "Burial Place of Francis Godfroy". Marker is in this post office area: Peru IN 46970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Place of Francis Godfroy (here, next to this marker); House of Chief Richardville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty
Marker with Cemetery in Background image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 14, 2012
2. Marker with Cemetery in Background
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Miami County Navy Mothers Club 402 (approx. 4 miles away); World War I Monument (approx. 4 miles away); Miami County (Indiana) W. W. II War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Miami County Korean - Viet Nam War Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Miami Indian Mills (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Peru.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812
 
View to North from the Marker Across SR 124 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 14, 2012
3. View to North from the Marker Across SR 124
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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