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Downers Grove in Du Page County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Indian Boundary Line

 
 
The Indian Boundary Line Marker image. Click for full size.
October 5, 2012
1. The Indian Boundary Line Marker
Inscription. Immediately north of this marker runs the Indian Boundary Line which was established on Aug 24, 1816 by a treaty between three U.S. commissioners and the Chippewa, Ottawa and Potawotami Indians to provide a corridor between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River.
 
Erected 1976 by The Indian Boundary Y's Men's Club.
 
Location. 41° 47.572′ N, 88° 0.329′ W. Marker is in Downers Grove, Illinois, in Du Page County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Belden Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 831 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove IL 60515, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Masonic Temple (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farmer's and Merchant's Bank Building (approx. mile away); Main Street Cemetery (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Main Street Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ben Fuller House (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bruno F. Shustek (approx. 5 miles away); Mammoth Spring (approx. 5.1 miles away); Glen Ellyn Main Street Historic District (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downers Grove.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
The Indian Boundary Line is in front of the Downers Grove Park District Museum image. Click for full size.
October 5, 2012
2. The Indian Boundary Line is in front of the Downers Grove Park District Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2012. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2012. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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