Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty
Erected 1986 by Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 40° 30.351′ N, 86° 50.654′ W. Marker is near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Battleground Avenue near North Railroad Street. Touch for map. It is located in the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park in front of the large monument there. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Battleground Avenue, West Lafayette IN 47906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Tippecanoe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Methodist Camp (about 300 feet away); Prophet’s Rock World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophet’s Town (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tecumseh Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Ground.
1. Eagle on the Gate
The eagle that is pictured on the gate to the memorial has been removed from the gate for restoration. Upon completion, the original eagle will be placed in the museum and a reproduction will replace it on the gate.
— Submitted November 29, 2018, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin.
Categories. • Military • War of 1812 •
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