Near Columbia City in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Last Home of Chief Little Turtle
Site of British Fort
Last Home of
Chief Little Turtle
Erected by Charles H. More.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1752.
Location. 41° 9.607′ N, 85° 21.573′ W. Marker is near Columbia City, Indiana, in Whitley County. Marker is on De la Balme Road north of East Old Trail Road, on the left when traveling north. This historical marker is situated near the north side of the road, affixed to a large stone, on a residential property, at a bend in De la Balme Road where the road turns from running north to running east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6905 De la Balme Road, Columbia City IN 46725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eel River Post-Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); La Balme Massacre Site Colonel Augustin De La Balme (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Veterans (approx. 1.8 miles away); Concord Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Little Turtle’s Miami Village (approx. 2˝ miles away); This Tribute To… (approx. 4.2 miles away); Site of First County Court and First Mill (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,565 times since then and 206 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 19, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.