Near Decatur in Macon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potawatomi Trail of Death
— 24 - 26 September, 1838 —
Sponsors: Hanson Engineers, Springfield Meyer Material, McHenry
Erected 1993 by Boy Scout Ryan Berg (Eagle Award).
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 39° 55.867′ N, 88° 47.293′ W. Marker is near Decatur, Illinois, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Dunbar Road and Caleb Road, on the left when traveling south on Dunbar Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur IL 62521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lorton's Trading Post (here, next to this marker); Music Please, Maestro (approx. 10.7 miles away); The Transfer House (approx. 10.7 miles away); Lincoln's Legacy (approx. 10.7 miles away); Birthplace of the Grand Army of the Republic The Railsplitter Candidate (approx. 10.8 miles away); Dedicated to All Veterans (approx. 10.8 miles away); Choosing a President (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
Also see . . . 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 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. forced removal
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Native Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.