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Near Fowler in Benton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Purchase Boundary

(Treaty of St. Mary's)

 
 
New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
1. New Purchase Boundary 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 04.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.331′ N, 87° 22.159′ W. Marker is near Fowler, Indiana, in Benton County. Marker is on State Road 18 west of County Road N200W, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fowler IN 47944, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton County Courthouse (approx. 2.9 miles away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lest We Not Forget (approx. 9.5 miles away); Dan Patch (approx. 9.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away); Hooker Cemetery (approx. 12.3 miles away); State Line Survey (approx. 13.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Pine Village Football (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fowler.
 
Related markers.
Looking South - - New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
2. Looking South - - New Purchase Boundary Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twin markers located in Indiana of whose locations show the scope of this treaty area.
 
Also see . . .
1. “Ohio Central History” Encyclopedia Account of the Treaty of St. Mary’s. (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties. A detailed account of the treaty with The Wea , 1818 (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

3. First People. A detailed account of the Treaty with the Miami. (Submitted on August 16, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
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Looking West - - New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
3. Looking West - - New Purchase Boundary Marker
Other View - - New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
4. Other View - - New Purchase Boundary Marker
Looking East - - New Purchase Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
5. Looking East - - New Purchase Boundary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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