Near La Fontaine in Wabash County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1747.
Location. 40° 39.474′ N, 85° 45.141′ W. Marker is near La Fontaine, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker is on Unnamed Road, 0.1 miles west of S. Bruner Road (County Road E 1100S), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Fontaine IN 46940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miami Indian Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Meshingomesia (approx. 1.6 miles away); Miami Indian Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Fontaine Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mississinewa Battlefield (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battle of Mississinewa (approx. 2.6 miles away); Banquo High School (approx. 7.4 miles away); New Purchase Boundary (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Fontaine.
Also see . . . Meshingomesia (Mihsiinkweemisa) Cemetery and Indian School Historic District. The link is to the National Register registration form for Meshingomesia Cemetery and Indian School and includes detailed history and information on the Miami in the Mississinewa River area. (Submitted on March 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.