Near Shipshewana in Lagrange County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chief Shipshewana Memorial
and his band of
removed from this reservation
Sept. 4, 1838 and escorted to Kansas
by a company of soldiers.
One year later, the heartbroken Chief
was allowed to return to
his old camp grounds
on the banks of
beautiful Shipshewana Lake,
where he died in 1841.
in Indian language means to have a
"Vision of a Lion"
Location. 41° 40.797′ N, 85° 36.028′ W. Marker is near Shipshewana, Indiana, in Lagrange County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road N900W and County Road N905W, on the left when traveling north on County Road N900W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shipshewana IN 46565, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shipshewana (approx. 1.2 miles away); Middlebury World War II Roll of Honor (approx. 5.5 miles away); Dan West (approx. 5.6 miles away); Krider Nurseries World's Fair Garden (approx. 5.6 miles away); Vernon H. Krider (approx. 5.6 miles away); Krider Nurseries (approx. 5.6 miles away); William Tuffs Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Bonneyville Cemetery (approx. 8.4 miles away).
Also see . . . How It All Began: A History of the Town of Shipshewanna, Indiana. The beginning part of this history is titled "Chief Shipshewana and the Potawatomi Indians". (Submitted on May 3, 2014.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
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