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Near Plymouth in Marshall County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Menominee Chapel

 

Potawatomi - Trail of Death

 
Menominee Chapel Marker - - Re-freshed and re-placed. image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 22, 2011
1. Menominee Chapel Marker - - Re-freshed and re-placed.
Inscription.  
Site of
Pottawatomie Indian Church
at
Chi Chi Pi Ou Ti pe Twin Lakes
First Church in Marshall County
erected 1827 by Father Badin.
First Catholic Priest ordained in U. S.
1838 the Indians were moved westward
and the Chapel was forever closed.

 
Erected 1949 by Howard C. Grube.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 41° 18.225′ N, 86° 21.593′ W. Marker was near Plymouth, Indiana, in Marshall County. Marker was on 12th Road west of South Pear Road (a.k.a. - South Peach Road), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Plymouth IN 46563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Chief Menominee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Potawatomi Indian Village
Menominee Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
2. Menominee Chapel Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.) See the below web-link "Article and a Photo of Historical Marker" to see a photo of the missing marker.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 2 miles away); First Meeting of Marshall County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Honor Roll - Marshall County Indiana (approx. 3.7 miles away); Replica of The Statue of Liberty (approx. 3.8 miles away); Historic Crossroads of America / The Lincoln Highway (approx. 3.9 miles away); Taber Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Article and a Photo of Historical Marker::. (Courtesy of Official Web-Site "Potawatomi - Trail of Death Association" Shirley Willard / Rochester, Indiana.) This article has a photo of the marker and other details. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" (Shirley Willard / Rochester, Indiana) is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on September 6, 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 September 6, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Wide View to East - - Menominee Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
3. Wide View to East - - Menominee Chapel Marker
 

4. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. (Courtesy:: Mr. Foley) - A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. First Catholic Priest ordained in U.S.
 
Looking East - - Menominee Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
4. Looking East - - Menominee Chapel Marker
Looking West - - Menominee Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
5. Looking West - - Menominee Chapel Marker
Photo Up-date - - Wide View - - Menominee Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 22, 2011
6. Photo Up-date - - Wide View - - Menominee Chapel Marker
The historical marker has been re-freshed and re-placed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 23, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   6. submitted on May 23, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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