Near Hebron in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Huakiki
Location of “Huakiki” village
Oldest and largest known village of Potatwatomies
This was their winter home. Disbanded in 1838 when the Indians were moved west
Dedicators: Historical Society of Porter Co., Inc.
Duneland Historical Society, Inc.
The Dinwiddie Clan
Erected 1962 by Porter County and Duneland Historical Societies.
Location. 41° 22.001′ N, 87° 12.072′ W. Marker is near Hebron, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is on State Road 2&231 ¼ mile north of Route 2 (State Road 231), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hebron IN 46341, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Site of Huakiki (approx. 5 miles away); La Salle Expedition (was approx. 7½ miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Tassinong (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 W.W.II Triangle Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 10 miles away); Old Sac Trail (approx. 10 miles away); Porter County (Indiana) Veterans (approx. 10.1 miles away).
Regarding Site of Huakiki. This was erected on the site of the old Bryant (now Morrow) farm which was located adjacent to the village.
Additional keywords. Potawatomi
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2014, by Tim Barrett of Demotte, Indiana. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2014, by Tim Barrett of Demotte, Indiana. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.