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Tipton in Tipton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's)

 
 
Close up of New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
1. Close up of New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker
Inscription. In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana was involved in this transaction.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 80.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 17.048′ N, 86° 1.894′ W. Marker is in Tipton, Indiana, in Tipton County. Marker is on North Ash Street (State Road 19) north of East Jefferson Street (State Road 28). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tipton IN 46072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tipton County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); General John Tipton (approx. half a mile away); Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Land Between The Rivers (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tipton.
 
Regarding New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's).
New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
2. New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker
Interesting website on this subject:
http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/glhs/history/bigMiamiReserve.html
 
Also see . . .  The Big Miami Reserve. Article by Historian Carl Leiter with maps. (Submitted on July 9, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Persons
 
Field next to the New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 1, 2007
3. Field next to the New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,323 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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