Huntington in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chief Francis La Fontaine
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 40° 54.34′ N, 85° 31.005′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Road W 500N and State Road 5. Touch for map. Marker is located along the main driveway in Mount Calvary Cemetery; the above directions are to the main driveway entrance to the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington IN 46750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John R. Kissinger (approx. 1.5 miles away); General James R. Slack (approx. 1.8 miles away); Huntington High School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rock House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Burk's Lock Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Huntington Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); The “Lime City” (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
More about this marker. The marker was previously located on State Route 5 next to the cemetery.
Also see . . .
1. Francis La Fontaine - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 22, 2014.)
2. Chief Francis Topeah Lafontaine Burial Record. From the findagrave.com website. (Submitted on August 22, 2014.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.