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Quarters of Major General John Tipton

Indian Agent

 
 
Quarters of Major General John Tipton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
1. Quarters of Major General John Tipton Marker
Inscription. A veteran of the Battle of Tippecanoe, General Tipton was apointed to the Indian Agency located in Ft. Wayne Indiana, by President Monroe.
John Quincy Adams appointed Major General Tipton Indian Commissionder to oversee treaties with the Indians located in his jurisdiction. He served in this capacity until 1831.
He was elected to the United States Senate in 1831 and distinguished himself by working for the good of the nation without reference to politics.
 
Location. 40° 47.836′ N, 85° 48.951′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker can be reached from E. Market Street 0.2 miles east of S. Allen Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the northern part of Paradise Spring Park west of the parking lot; the above directions are to the driveway to the park’s northeast parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters of Lewis Cass (here, next to this marker); Quarters of Captain Frederick R. Kintner (here, next to this marker); Quarters of James B. Ray (a few steps from this marker); Council House (a few steps from this marker); Treaty of 1826 Meeting Camp
Quarters of Major General John Tipton image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
2. Quarters of Major General John Tipton
(within shouting distance of this marker); Storage Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cook's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Four Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
 
Also see . . .  John Tipton - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2014.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Cabins of Treaty Commissioners image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
3. Cabins of Treaty Commissioners
Tipton Quarters is the left one of the three cabins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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