Columbia City in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Organized April 1, 1838
This adventurous pioneer, Indian fighter, and Colonel in the Kentucky Militia was killed in the Battle of the Thames, Canada October 8, 1813.
Erected 1967 by Whitley County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is October 8, 1891.
Location. 41° 9.412′ N, 85° 29.322′ W. Marker is in Columbia City, Indiana, in Whitley County. Marker is on West Van Buren Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Van Buren Street, Columbia City IN 46725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitley County Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Whitley County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Whitley County Civil War Memorial (within shouting Thomas Riley Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralph F. Gates (within shouting distance of this marker); Valiant Men and Women of Whitley County (within shouting distance of this marker); Marshall, McNagny & Clugston (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whitley County Jail (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia City.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,061 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on October 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.