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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lake Station in Lake County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Potawatomi Trail

Potawatomi Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock, December 24, 2018
1. Potawatomi Trail Marker
©Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0. Photo by Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock.
Inscription.  Here, the Potawatomi Indian Trail, a southern branch of the old, historic Ft. Wayne - Ft. Dearborn Trail, proceeded in a southwesterly direction through old Lake Station (East Gary), Liverpool, and on past the Indian ceremonial grounds at Wiggins Point (Merrillville).
Erected 1969 by Potawatomi Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 2, 1969.
Location. 41° 34.752′ N, 87° 14.402′ W. Marker is in Lake Station, Indiana, in Lake County. Marker is on Ripley Street (U.S. 6) 0.1 miles north of East 21st Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2151 Ripley St, Lake Station IN 46405, 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. Willow Creek Confrontation (approx. 3 miles away); Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ogden Dunes Ski Jump
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); Stewart Settlement House (approx. 5 miles away); Froebel School (approx. 5.4 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 8½ miles away); The Brown Mansion (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Additional keywords. Potawatomi Indian Trail
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2021, by Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock of Ames, Iowa. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock of Ames, Iowa. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Jun. 25, 2022