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Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Battle of Tippecanoe

November 7, 1811

 
 
The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
1. The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
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Inscription.  Here, on this site, military forces commanded by General William Henry Harrison, engaged in battle with the Indians of the Wabash country led by The Prophet, brother of the great Indian leader, Tecumseh. This battle destroyed forever the hope of Tecumseh for a complete Indian Confederacy, launched Harrison toward the Presidency of the United States twenty-nine years later, and is considered one of the primary events leading to conflict between the United States and Great Britain in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1974 by the Indiana State Society U. S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, the National Historic Landmarks, and the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 40° 30.395′ N, 86° 50.634′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Battleground
Wide View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
2. Wide View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
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Avenue west of Railroad Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at the 'Welcome Center' of the "Tippecanoe Battle Ground Memorial". Railroad Avenue has many names: In Lafayette it is North 9th Street. It becomes County Road 100E. In the Town of Battle Ground it is called Railroad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battle Ground IN 47920, 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. Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (a few steps from this marker); The Methodist Camp (a few steps from this marker); Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (about 300 feet away); World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tecumseh Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Ground.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker -and- Tippecanoe Battle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
3. The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker -and- Tippecanoe Battle Memorial
Welcome to Battle Ground - - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
4. Welcome to Battle Ground - - Sign
The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
5. The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Sign
Other View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
6. Other View - - The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
7. The Battle of Tippecanoe - - Welcome Center
The Battle Ground - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
8. The Battle Ground - Entrance
Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, September 26, 2010
9. Eagle Gate at Tippecanoe Battle Grounds
National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
10. National Historic Landmark Plaque
The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Elizabeth Winter., May 14, 2012
11. The Battle of Tippecanoe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,601 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 27, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   10. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.   11. submitted on November 18, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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