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Near West Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Post Ouiatenon Site

 
 
Post Ouiatenon Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 7, 2012
1. Post Ouiatenon Site Marker
Inscription.  French and Indian Trade was significant in this area prior to 1700. To protect it Post Ouiatenon was established.

One Mile West
 
Erected 1972 by Indiana Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
 
Location. 40° 24.321′ N, 86° 57.875′ W. Marker is near West Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker can be reached from South River Road west of S. Newman Road. Marker is located at the Fort Ouiatenon Park south of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Lafayette IN 47906, United States of America. 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 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Ouiatenon (about 500 feet away); Liberty Tree (about 700 feet away); Universal Soil Loss Equation (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Wea Plains (approx. 3.2 miles away); Scott's Expedition
Post Ouiatenon Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, July 7, 2012
2. Post Ouiatenon Site Marker
Wabash River is in the background
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Main Street Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); John T. Myers (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Lafayette.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Jul. 4, 2022