Huntington in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chief Francis La Fontaine
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 40° 54.34′ N, 85° 31.005′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Road W 500N and State Road 5. Click for map. Marker is located along the main driveway in Mount Calvary Cemetery; the above directions are to the main driveway entrance to the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington IN 46750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John R. Kissinger (approx. 1.5 miles away); General James R. Slack (approx. 1.8 miles away); Huntington High School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rock House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Burk's Lock Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Huntington Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The “Lime City” (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntington.
More about this marker. The marker was previously located on State Route 5 next to the cemetery.
Also see . . .
1. Francis La Fontaine - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 22, 2014.)
2. Chief Francis Topeah Lafontaine Burial Record. From the findagrave.com website. (Submitted on August 22, 2014.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans •
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