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Near Reelsville in Putnam County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

10 O'Clock Treaty Line

Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians

 
 
10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
1. 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker
Inscription.  Runs northwest-southeast through this point. On September 30, 1809, Indiana Territorial Governor, William Henry Harrison, obtained for the United States almost three million acres from the Potawatomi, Delaware and Miami tribes.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 67.1966.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, and the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1864.
 
Location. 39° 32.971′ N, 87° 0.254′ W. Marker is near Reelsville, Indiana, in Putnam County. Marker is on U.S. 40 east of County Road S900W, on the right when traveling west. On U.S. 40 about two miles West of Reelsville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8476 West US 40, Reelsville IN 46171, 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. Houck Bridge (approx. 4.1
Looking East - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
2. Looking East - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker
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miles away); Civil War Cannons Rededicated - Restoration (approx. 6.4 miles away); Memorial Building (approx. 6.4 miles away); Clay County (Indiana) Courthouse (approx. 6.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Putnam County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Putnam County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Putnam County Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Governor William Henry Harrison
 
Close Looking East - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
3. Close Looking East - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker
View to West - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
4. View to West - - 10 O'Clock Treaty Line Marker
Half mile West (straight ahead) on U.S. 40 will be the Clay-Putnam County line.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,518 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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