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Near Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tippecanoe Battleground

2.1 Miles East

 
 
Tippecanoe Battleground Marker image. Click for full size.
Indiana Historical Bureau
1. Tippecanoe Battleground Marker
Inscription. Urged by the Prophet, Tecumseh's brother, Indians attacked army of Gen. W.H. Harrison Nov. 7, 1811. The victory by Harrison broke Indian power.
 
Erected by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 79.19??.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 40° 29.509′ N, 86° 52.191′ W. Marker was near Battle Ground, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker was at the intersection of N. River Road (State Road 43) and Burnetts Road, on the right when traveling south on N. River Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Battle Ground IN 47920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Davis Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Prophet’s Rock (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tecumseh Trail (approx. 1.5 miles away); Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty (approx. 1.7 miles away); Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route
Tippecanoe Battleground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
2. Tippecanoe Battleground Marker
Marker was located in center of photograph
on west side of State Route 43
(approx. 1.7 miles away); The Battle of Tippecanoe (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Methodist Camp (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Ground.
 
More about this marker. As of October 2013, the Indiana Historical Bureau stated the marker and post are damaged and in storage and a replacement marker is pending.
 
Categories. War of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Tippecanoe Battleground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
3. Tippecanoe Battleground Marker
Bottom portion of damaged support post is still visible
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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