Near Homer in Champaign County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
Davis' Point Encampment
— September 20, 1838 —
Erected 1991 by Boy Scout Andy Chase (Eagle Award).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 40° 2.868′ N, 87° 53.381′ W. Marker is near Homer, Illinois, in Champaign County. Marker is on County Route 1250 N west of County Route N 300 E, on the right when traveling west. County Road 1250 N is a.k.a. Catlin Homer Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2633 Catlin Homer Road, Homer IL 61849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District / A Friend of Lincoln (approx. 2˝ miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 3.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Forded Stony Creek (approx. 4.8 miles away); On The Bloomington Road / The Clark Neighborhood (approx. 5.3 miles away); Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lincoln at Kelley's Tavern (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 9.4 miles away); Vermilion County War Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homer.
Also see . . .
1. Official Web Site - - "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" : :. Champaign County - Homer:: visited by the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association". (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" is the center of activity and information - (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,253 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.