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Near Syracuse in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Papakeechie's Reserve

 
 
Papakeechie's Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
1. Papakeechie's Reserve Marker
Inscription.
Eastbound Side:

You are now entering Papakeechie's Reservation, 36 square miles. This Miami Chief, also known as Flat Belly, held this land from 1828 to 1834 when it was returned to the National Government. It was later owned by the Wabash & Erie Canal.

Westbound Side:
You are now leaving Papakeechie's Reservation, 36 square miles. This Miami Chief, also known as Flat Belly, held this land from 1828 to 1834 when it was returned to the National Government. It was later owned by the Wabash & Erie Canal.
 
Erected 1962 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 43.1962.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 25.033′ N, 85° 42.333′ W. Marker is near Syracuse, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker is on Eli Lily Road 0.6 miles east of Warner Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7299 Eli Lilly Road, Syracuse IN 46567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Hill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crosson Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami

Papakeechie's Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
2. Papakeechie's Reserve Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Syracuse Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Samuel Crosson (approx. 2.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Chief Papakeecha’s House (approx. 4 miles away); Continental Divide (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
 
Also see . . .  Papakeechie's Reserve Marker Review. This marker is currently under review by the State of Indiana. (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Papakeechie's Reserve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
3. Papakeechie's Reserve Marker
View of marker looking eastbound on Eli Lily Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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