Sidney in Champaign County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
— September 21, 1838 —
Erected 1991 by Boy Scout Andy Chase (Eagle Award).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Events • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list.
Location. 40° 1.594′ N, 88° 3.883′ W. Marker is in Sidney, Illinois, in Champaign County. Marker is on Dunlap Woods north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sidney IL 61877, 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. Lincoln at Kelley's Tavern (approx. 4.6 miles away); On The Bloomington Road / The Clark Neighborhood Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail (approx. 5˝ miles away); Site of German Lutheran Immanuel Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 7˝ miles away); Former Site of Orizaba IL (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 9˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.