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Gosport in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Ten O'Clock Line

 
 
The Ten O'Clock Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 30, 2013
1. The Ten O'Clock Line Marker
Inscription.  

History
Northern boundary of the Indiana Territory established by the 1809 Treaty of Fort Wayne between Gov. W.H. Harrison and the Indian tribes, Miami Chief Little Turtle presiding. The line followed the shadow of an upright spear at 10:00 A.M. Historic Gosport is the only town directly on the line.

Sculpture
The monument was designed and sculptured by noted Owen County artist and sculptor F.L. Hollis, on land made available by the David Gray family, descendants of Ephraim Goss, first settler in Gosport (Goss's Port) in 1818.
 
Erected by Gosport Lion's Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 39° 21.29′ N, 86° 40.061′ W. Marker is in Gosport, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 67 and N. 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on State Road 67. Marker is located at a roadside park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gosport IN 47433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Hughes (here, next to this marker); Ferry Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 4 miles away); The Springhouse (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Pedens: First Family of McCormick's Creek (approx. 4.8 miles away); Company #589, Camp SP 4 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away); Owen County War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gosport.
 
Also see . . .  Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809) - Wikipedia entry. The Treaty of Fort Wayne is also known as the 10 0'Clock Line Treaty. (Submitted on November 5, 2013.) 
 
The Ten O'Clock Line Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 30, 2013
2. The Ten O'Clock Line Marker and Sculpture
Camp Hughes marker located in between
Sculpture by F.L. Hollis image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 30, 2013
3. Sculpture by F.L. Hollis
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,266 times since then and 172 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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