La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Indian Boundary Line
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
Location. 41° 37.006′ N, 86° 44.391′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is on Grangemouth Road, 0.1 miles north of Lake Shore Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Soldiers Memorial Park across from the parking lot entrance to Stone Lake Beach. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Porte World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Forest Planting (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte World War II Memorial (1991) (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile La Porte County Afghanistan–Iraq–Kuwait Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte Viet Nam Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Indiana Territory Boundary Line (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
1. Boundary Line Stone Obelisk
Located 250 feet west of the Indian Boundary Line marker is a recently installed stone obelisk. This obelisk demarcates the boundary between the lands of the Treaty of Mississinewa (1826) to the north and the lands of the Treaty of Tippecanoe (1832) to the south. The east-west line between the Indian Boundary Line marker and the stone obelisk is the boundary line described in the marker.
— Submitted September 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 201 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.