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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Chief Tecumseh

1768 - 1813

 
 
Chief Tecumseh Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
1. Chief Tecumseh Marker
Inscription.

The great Shawnee leader lives on as a symbol of Native pride and pan-Indian identity. In the years 1810 and 1811 Tecumseh defended the rights of his people in meetings in Vincennes with William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory.

"The Trail of the Whispering Giants"
By sculptor Peter "Wolf" Toth
Dedicated 2009
to the City of Vincennes

 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. 38° 41.058′ N, 87° 31.673′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Hart Street west of 1st Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Hart Street, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old French House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Baty Place (about 700 feet away); "Grouseland" (about 700 feet away); Indiana Territory (about 700 feet away); Millstones from Emison Mills (about 700 feet away); Sarah Knox Taylor (about 800 feet away); William Henry Harrison - & - Lewis & Clark Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); " Let There Be Light " (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Related marker.
Chief Tecumseh and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
2. Chief Tecumseh and Marker
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tecumseh and the Prophet. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Another monument for Vincennes: this time Tecumseh. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Carving Chief Tecumseh's Monument in Vincennes, Indiana. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPatriots & PatriotismPeaceWar of 1812
 
Chief Tecumseh image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2012
3. Chief Tecumseh
Carved by Peter Toth
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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