“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Indian Boundary Village

Indian Boundary Village Marker image. Click for full size.
September 10, 2013
1. Indian Boundary Village Marker
Inscription. Long ago, Native American Indians lived on this land. Before recorded history, the Mound Builders traveled the area, perhaps along the nearby Ridge. Later the Illinois Tribe hunted game and planted maize. Last it was the Ottawa, the Chippewa, and especially the Pottawatomie who lived here. The Pottawatomie, which means "People of the Place of the Fire", lived in villages on the Indian Boundary Line which runs through this Park.
Location. 42° 0.597′ N, 87° 41.59′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from West Lunt Avenue east of North Rockwell Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 West Lunt Avenue, Chicago IL 60645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1877 Keystone from City Hall Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indian Boundary Park (about 400 feet away); Philip Rogers Home Site (about 500 feet away); Emil Bach House (approx. 1˝ miles away); George S. Bangs (approx. 1.7 miles away); Reverend Georg L. Mulfinger (approx. 1.8 miles away); Firefighters Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Frances E. Willard (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
More about this marker. In Indian Boundary Park by the playground
Categories. Native Americans
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