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Near Hebron in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Huakiki

Location of "Huakiki" village

 
 
Potawatomi Village Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Barrett, November 1, 2014
1. Potawatomi Village Site Marker
Inscription.  Old "Indian Town" Village

Oldest and largest known village of Potatwatomies

This was their winter home. Disbanded in 1838 when the Indians were moved west

Dedicators: Historical Society of Porter Co., Inc.
Duneland Historical Society, Inc.
The Dinwiddie Clan
 
Erected 1962 by Porter County and Duneland Historical Societies.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 41° 22.001′ N, 87° 12.072′ W. Marker is near Hebron, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is on State Road 2&231 ¼ mile north of Route 2 (State Road 231), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hebron IN 46341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Site of Huakiki (approx. 5 miles away); Site of Tassinong (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 (approx. 9.2 miles away); W.W.II Triangle Memorial (approx.
Potawatomi Village Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Barrett, November 1, 2014
2. Potawatomi Village Site Marker
9.3 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 10 miles away); Old Sac Trail (approx. 10 miles away); Porter County (Indiana) Veterans (approx. 10.1 miles away); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Site of Huakiki. This was erected on the site of the old Bryant (now Morrow) farm which was located adjacent to the village.
 
Additional keywords. Potawatomi
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2014, by Tim Barrett of Demotte, Indiana. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2014, by Tim Barrett of Demotte, Indiana. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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