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West Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Liberty Tree

Liberty Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By George Frantz, May 22, 2010
1. Liberty Tree Marker
Inscription.  This "Liberty Tree" has been planted in honor of those Patriots laid to rest in Tippecanoe County and the State of Indiana whose service and sacrifices helped form this nation during its War for Independence
Erected 2010 by Wm Henry Harrison Chapter, Indiana Society Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list.
Location. 40° 24.425′ N, 86° 57.838′ W. Marker is in West Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker can be reached from South River Road, on the left when traveling west. Placed at Fort Ouiantenon. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Lafayette IN 47906, 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. Site of the Birth Place of Rev. Anthony Foucher (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Ouiatenon (about 300 feet away); Post Ouiatenon Site (about
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700 feet away); Universal Soil Loss Equation (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Purdue Flagpole (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Wea Plains (approx. 3.2 miles away); Main Street Bridge (approx. 3˝ miles away); John T. Myers (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Lafayette.
More about this marker. Placed in conjunction with the planting of a Liberty Tree, dedicated on 22 May 2010
Liberty Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, December 12, 2021
2. Liberty Tree Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by George Frantz of Lafayette, Indiana. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 6, 2010, by George Frantz of Lafayette, Indiana.   2. submitted on July 26, 2023, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Apr. 12, 2024