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Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Richardville

1761 - 1841

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
1. Richardville Marker
Inscription.  
Richardville
1761 - 1841

Made Chief of the
Miamis for his
Daring rescue of a
White prisoner from
Burning at the
Stake

 
Erected 1942 by The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1761.
 
Location. 41° 4.524′ N, 85° 8.306′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on South Calhoun Street north of East Lewis Street, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in front of the MacDougal Memorial Chapel, affixed to the front of a large stone. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cathedral of Immaculate Conception (within shouting distance of this marker); Emboyd Theatre (about 400 feet away, measured
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By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
2. Richardville Marker
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in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln • The Hoosier Youth (about 700 feet away); St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Police Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Elektron Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Allen County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Journal Gazette Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jean Baptiste Richardville. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. The History Center. This is a link to information on Jean Baptiste Richardville provided by the History Center. (Submitted on February 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
3. Richardville Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along South Calhoun Street.
Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
4. Richardville Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along South Calhoun Street.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
5. Richardville Marker
View of the historical marker situated on the grounds in front of the MacDougal Memorial Chapel.
Richardville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 21, 2011
6. Richardville Marker
View of the historical marker near the front of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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