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

House of Chief Richardville

 
 
House of Chief Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 26, 2011
1. House of Chief Richardville Marker
Inscription. Jean Baptiste Richardville (1761-1841) was principal chief of the Miami Tribe from 1812 to 1841. He signed six treaties with the United States ceding Miami land in Indiana. This house was built for him under one of the treaties.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 52.1992.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.868′ N, 86° 1.219′ W. Marker is near Peru, Indiana, in Miami County. Marker is on Mississinewa Rd 0.3 miles south of County Road 300 East. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peru IN 46970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Place of Francis Godfroy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers (approx. 1.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 2.6 miles away); Miami County Navy Mothers Club 402 (approx. 2.6 miles away); World War I Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Miami County (Indiana) W. W. II War Memorial
House of Chief Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
2. House of Chief Richardville Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Miami County Korean - Viet Nam War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Miami Indian Mills (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Peru.
 
Also see . . .  Jean Baptiste Richardville - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
House of Chief Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
3. House of Chief Richardville Marker
View to south along Mississinewa Road
Chief Richardville House image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
4. Chief Richardville House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. 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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