Near Allerton in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Croghan Treaty with Pontiac
The intersection of the Fort Harrison (Terre Haute) Fort Clarke (Peoria) and Kaskaskia-Detroit trails was in this vicinity.
Site given by Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Richardson 1924
Erected 1924 by Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1884.
Location. 39° 51.918′ N, 87° 52.851′ W. Marker is near Allerton, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allerton IL 61810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Detroit - Kaskaskia Indian Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sidell Veterans War Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away); Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 8.6 miles away); Community Honor Roll of Those Who Served (approx. 9.8 miles away); Former Site of Orizaba IL (approx. 10 miles away); Site of German Lutheran Immanuel Church (approx. 10.4 miles away); One of The Original Milestones (# 97) (approx. 12½ miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 12.6 miles away).
More about this marker. The large upright stone has a metal plaque affixed. Behind the stone is a fence of formed cement blocks that separates the field from the marker stone. Grass around the stone is kept mowed. Another marker along IL Route 49 south of Allerton also notes the event and marks the east-west road to this site.
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