Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty
Erected 1986 by Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 40° 30.351′ N, 86° 50.654′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Battleground Avenue near North Railroad Street. It is located in the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park in front of the large monument there. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Battleground Avenue, West Lafayette IN 47906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Tippecanoe (about The Methodist Camp (about 300 feet away); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I Veterans Memorial (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.
1. Eagle on the Gate
The eagle that is pictured on the gate to the memorial has been removed from the gate for restoration. Upon completion, the original eagle will be placed in the museum and a reproduction will replace it on the gate.
— Submitted November 29, 2018, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,197 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on September 29, 2010. Photos: 1. submitted on April 7, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. 4. submitted on April 13, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. 5, 6. submitted on May 2, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.