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Logansport in Cass County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Potawatomi Encampment

 

Trail of Death

 
Potawatomi Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
1. Potawatomi Encampment Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.  On this site in the Fall of 1838 they celebrated a Mass, received aid for the sick, and buried their dead.
 
Erected 1988 by Cass County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list.
 
Location. 40° 45.862′ N, 86° 21.62′ W. Marker is in Logansport, Indiana, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue (a.k.a. - St Rd 25) and Fulton Street, on the right when traveling south on Michigan Avenue (a.k.a. - St Rd 25). Located on the hill-side of the North/East lawn of "Memorial Hospital" in Logansport, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Logansport IN 46947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early Masonic Temple (approx. 0.7 miles away); W. W. I War Memorial - Cass County Indiana (approx.
Wide View - - Potawatomi Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
2. Wide View - - Potawatomi Encampment Marker
0.7 miles away); Clock Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sycamore Row (approx. 11.1 miles away); Camden / Jackson Township (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. "Logansport Hospital Grounds" ::. (Courtesy of Official Web-Site "Potawatomi - Trail of Death Association" Shirley Willard / Rochester, Indiana.) This article has photos of the marker and other details. (Submitted on September 7, 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 7, 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 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

4. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. (Courtesy:: Mr. Foley) - A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Long View - - Potawatomi Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
3. Long View - - Potawatomi Encampment Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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