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Near Pittsburg in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Trail of Death

 

—Pleasant Run —

 
Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
1. Trail of Death Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. On September 11, 1838, about 850 Potawatomi Indians camped at Pleasant Run, having traveled 17 miles that day on the forced removal from Indiana to Kansas.
 
Erected 1996 by Kris Cannon (Boy Scout - Eagle Award), Troop #144 BSA, Flora, Indiana.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
 
Location. 40° 37.588′ N, 86° 40.736′ W. Marker is near Pittsburg, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road N 800 W and County Road W 550 N, on the right when traveling south on County Road N 800 W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delphi IN 46923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Carrollton Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carrollton on the Wabash (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mentzer Tavern (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Cabin Home Gen. Samuel Milroy (approx. 2.5 miles away); Samuel Milroy (approx. 2.5 miles away); New Purchase Boundary (approx. 2.6 miles away); Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Full View - - Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
2. Full View - - Trail of Death Marker

1. History and More Items:. This Official Web-site of the "Potawatomi Trail of Death Association" (Shirley Willard / Rochester, Indiana) is the center of activity and information - with many excellent links. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Trail of Death map::. Also, some facts of things that happened along the way of travel. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

3. Eye-witness Journals, Letters, & Newspaper Items::. (Courtesy:: Mr. Foley) - A good Secondary Source location for a number of other reports. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking North - - Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
3. Looking North - - Trail of Death Marker
Looking South/West - - Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
4. Looking South/West - - Trail of Death Marker
Long View East - - Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
5. Long View East - - Trail of Death Marker
Long View West - - Trail of Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 5, 2010
6. Long View West - - Trail of Death Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,040 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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