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Near Rockville in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

10 O'Clock Line

 
 
10 O'Clock Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Indiana Historical Bureau
1. 10 O'Clock Line Marker
Inscription. The famous Indian Reserve Line of 1809 which began at the mouth of Big Raccoon Creek and ended on the Ohio boundary crossed this point.
 
Erected 1968 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1968.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 43.83′ N, 87° 18.008′ W. Marker was near Rockville, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker was at the intersection of U.S. 41 and W. Mecca Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 41. Touch for map. Marker was located near the rear of the Harmony Church of Christ building. Marker was at or near this postal address: 3317 W. Mecca Road, Rockville IN 47872, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Hixon Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Armiesburg (approx. 3 miles away); Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rockville Chautauqua Pavilion (approx. 4 miles away); Parke County Museum (approx. 4.2 miles away); Juliet V. Strauss
Location of Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
2. Location of Missing Marker
View to north along US 41
Missing marker was located to the right of the propane tank
behind the church building
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Two Bells molded into One Bell (was approx. 4.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); World War Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
More about this marker. According to the Indiana Historical Bureau, the marker has been missing for several years (as of late 2013).
 
Also see . . .  Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809) - Wikipedia entry. The Treaty of Fort Wayne is also known as the 10 O'Clock Line Treaty. (Submitted on October 16, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Location of Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
3. Location of Missing Marker
View to south along US 41
Missing marker was located in lower center of photo
to the left of the propane tank
Harmony Church of Christ image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 9, 2013
4. Harmony Church of Christ
At intersection of US 41,
W. Mecca Road, and County Road 325W
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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