Near Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Trail of Death
September 13, 1838
— Lagrange on Wabash River —
Erected 2000 by Jim Crites, and Elders of The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 13, 1838.
Location. 40° 22.373′ N, 87° 5.479′ W. Marker is near Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on County Road S 950 W south of County Road W 75 S, on the right when traveling south. Located in Tippecanoe County - at the Warren County Line next to the Wabash River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured Granville (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Wea Plains (approx. 4.2 miles away); Davis Township - Maysville (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Trail of Death (approx. 4.6 miles away); Zachariah Cicott (approx. 4.9 miles away); Scott's Expedition (approx. 6.2 miles away); Farmers Institute Academy (approx. 6.3 miles away); Post Ouiatenon Site (approx. 7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Dedication - March 3, 2001 ::. "Lagrange on Wabash River" visited by the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" to Dedicate the marker. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. 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 August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
4. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.