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Near Cayuga in Vermillion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Harrison's Crossing

November 3, 1811

 
 
Harrison's Crossing - November 3, 1811 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
1. Harrison's Crossing - November 3, 1811 Marker
Inscription. 100 yards south, Harrison's Army crossed the Big Vermillion at sunrise, having just built Boyd's Blockhouse, enroute to the Prophet's Town at the mouth of the Tippecanoe to disperse the Indians there assembled.
 
Erected 1960 by the Society of Indiana Pioneers in cooperation with the Vermillion County Historical Society and the Harrison Trail Commission. (Marker Number 83.1960.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.905′ N, 87° 27.035′ W. Marker is near Cayuga, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker is on State Road 63 mile north of State Road 234, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is near North Vermillion High School. Marker is in this post office area: Cayuga IN 47928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eugene Covered Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); American Legion Veterans (approx. 1.5 miles away); Honor Roll of Iraq and Afghanistan War Deaths from Indiana (approx. 1.5 miles away); Silver Island Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles
Harrison's Crossing - November 3, 1811 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
2. Harrison's Crossing - November 3, 1811 Marker
away); Fulton Township (approx. 2.6 miles away); Newport Covered Bridge (approx. 5.2 miles away); Vermillion County Courthouse (approx. 6 miles away); Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cayuga.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,609 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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