Decatur in Adams County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Wayne Trace
Erected 1977 by The Society of Indiana Pioneers. (Marker Number 01.1977.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1874.
Location. 40° 50.546′ N, 84° 51.716′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Indiana, in Adams County. Marker is on North 400 East, 0.1 miles East North (U.S. 224), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6608 North 400 East, Decatur IN 46733, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Cat With Attitude (approx. 3.4 miles away); Sow Above, So Below Site of the Decatur home of Author and Naturalist Gene Stratton-Porter (approx. 3.4 miles away); For Which It Stands (approx. 3.4 miles away); To our pioneers (approx. 3.4 miles away); Adams County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gene Stratton-Porter (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
Also see . . . IHB Review. The Indiana Historical Bureau has prepared a preliminary report reviewing the marker for accuracy and relevance. The report states, "No source has been located that would corroborate that Wayne's Legion camped 2.6 miles NNW of the marker's location." (Submitted on February 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,427 times since then and 222 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.