West Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1976 by Indiana Bicentennial Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Military • Native Americans • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Indian Wars Battlefield Trails, the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers, and the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series lists.
Location. 40° 24.387′ N, 86° 57.797′ W. Marker is in West Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of South River Road and South Newman Road on South River Road. It is located next to the Blockhouse in Ouiatenon Park. Touch for map 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Ouiatenon Site (about 500 feet away); The Wea Plains (approx. 3.3 miles away); Scott's Expedition (approx. 3.4 miles away); History - Main Street Bridge (approx. 3˝ miles away); John T. Myers (approx. 3.6 miles away); Iraq War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Lafayette.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,876 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on September 27, 2010. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 10, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. 5. submitted on November 25, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.