Wabash in Wabash County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Quarters of Major General John Tipton
John Quincy Adams appointed Major General Tipton Indian Commissionder to oversee treaties with the Indians located in his jurisdiction. He served in this capacity until 1831.
He was elected to the United States Senate in 1831 and distinguished himself by working for the good of the nation without reference to politics.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #05 James Monroe, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #06 John Quincy Adams series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
Location. 40° 47.836′ N, 85° 48.951′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker can be reached from E. Market Street 0.2 miles east of S. Allen Street. Marker is located in the northern part of Paradise Spring Park west of the parking lot; the above directions are to the driveway to the park’s northeast parking lot.Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters of Lewis Cass (here, next to this marker); Quarters of Captain Frederick R. Kintner (here, next to this marker); Quarters of James B. Ray (a few steps from this marker); Council House (a few steps from this marker); Treaty of 1826 Meeting Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Storage Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cook's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Four Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
Also see . . . John Tipton - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.