Near Columbia City in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Eel River Battlefield
War of 1812
Erected 2001 by Installed 2001 Indiana Historical Bureau and Youth of First Presbyterian Church. (Marker Number 92.2001.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, and the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series lists.
Location. 41° 8.318′ N, 85° 27.412′ W. Marker is near Columbia City, Indiana, in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia City IN 46725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitley County Viet Nam Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Island (approx. 1.6 miles away); Whitley County Jail (approx. 2 miles away); Whitley County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Whitley County Korean War Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia City.
Also see . . .
1. Genealogical Society of Whitley County. The Genealogical Society of Whitley County has posted a number of photographs of the dedication of this marker on this page. Scroll down a ways to get to them. Also included is very interesting background on the history sumarized on this marker. (Submitted on June 27, 2007.)
2. The Eel River of Northern Indiana. Monograph by Jay A. Taylor presented September ll, 2000 at a meeting of the Historical Society (Submitted on June 27, 2007.)
3. Eel River (Wabash River). This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 5,647 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.