Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This Boulder Marks the Traditional Site of Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk
site of Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk
It is, also, a memorial to Joshua, a Christian Indian, who was burned by the tribe, March 1806, a martyr to his faith.
In this vicinity the Indians cultivated their maize and corn, and later, it was known as the May Ground where the villagers of Munsee Town gathered for their spring-time frolics.
Erected 1917 by Paul Revere Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 12.267′ N, 85° 23.374′ W. Marker is in Muncie, Indiana, in Delaware County. Marker can be reached from West Minnestrista Boulevard south of North Minnetrista Parkway, on the left when traveling south. The marker is on the “River Walk” at the Minnetrista Gathering Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 North Minnetrista Parkway, Muncie IN 47303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are W.A. McNaughton Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); V.F.W. Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); In Remembrance (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Muncie American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muncie.
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