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Napoleon in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Potawatomi Trail of Death March

1838

 
 
Potawatomi Trail of Death March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 23, 2022
1. Potawatomi Trail of Death March Marker
Inscription.  Sunday, October 28th the Potawatomi passed through Napoleon. They camped outside of town at Fire Prairie Creek.
 
Erected 2000 by Boy Scout Troop #317 on behalf of the Napoleon community.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list. A significant day of the year for for this entry is October 28.
 
Location. 39° 7.859′ N, 94° 4.304′ W. Marker is in Napoleon, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is on East 2nd Street west of State Highway 224, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located at Napoleon City Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190 E 2nd St, Napoleon MO 64074, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Potawatomi "Trail of Death" March (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named Santa Fe Trail
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(approx. 6.7 miles away); Fort Osage (approx. 6.7 miles away); Restoration of Fort Osage (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Osage (approx. 7.6 miles away); Events at Fort Osage (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Napoleon.
 
Potawatomi Trail of Death March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 23, 2022
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death March Marker
Marker is located at Napoleon City Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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