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Near Williamsport in Warren County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Trail of Death

 
 
The Trail of Death marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 19, 2008
1. The Trail of Death marker
Inscription.  In 1838 a band of over 800 Potawatomi Indians were forcibly removed from their homeland in Northern Indiana and marched to Eastern Kansas. Many died along the trail during the two month trek. This mournful caravan traveled this road on September 14, 1838 and camped near Williamsport.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyLandmarksNative AmericansNotable EventsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1892.
 
Location. 40° 20.286′ N, 87° 9.884′ W. Marker is near Williamsport, Indiana, in Warren County. Marker is on East Independence Road near North 800 East, on the right when traveling east. N. 800 E. is also known as 650 North due to converging of the two Counties of Warren and Fountain at Independence Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport IN 47993, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zachariah Cicott (approx. 0.9 miles away); Davis Township - Maysville
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(approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Trail of Death (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ravine Park (approx. 5.1 miles away); Marshall M Milford Home (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Old Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hotel Attica (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Old Library (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Potawatomi Trail of Death. Association website (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Zachariah Cicott
 
Road headed to West - - Williamsport image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 19, 2008
2. Road headed to West - - Williamsport
Pavilion at Cicott Trading Post Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 19, 2008
3. Pavilion at Cicott Trading Post Park
The Warren County Park Board keeps this area in top shape as a rural park.
Road coming From the East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 19, 2008
4. Road coming From the East
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,991 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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