You are looking at the lower basin of Lake James. The lake is the third largest natural lake in Indiana (1,140 acres). With the middle and upper basins of Lake James, and Snow Lake, the park has water on three sides.
The 120 lakes of Steuben . . . — — Map (db m74712) HM
( East Side - Memorial )
( Stone Etching )
In loving memory of the women of 1861 to 1865
whose courage and heroism at home were a no less
worthy sacrifice upon the alter of Liberty.
( Bronze Plaque )
Steuben County’s Roll of . . . — — Map (db m54113) WM
Built in 1867 - 1868 on site of original 1841 structure, of material native to Steuben County.
Architect: Freeborn Patterson
Superintendent of Construction: H. A. Wakefield
Construction Contractors: Holmes & Miles (LaPorte)
Cost: . . . — — Map (db m53930) HM
The Potawatomi Inn opened for business in 1927, two years after Pokagon State Park was established. The Inn had 40 guest rooms, the dining room and the Lonidaw Lounge. A long open porch, since enclosed, faced Lake James. A night at the Potawatomi . . . — — Map (db m74713) HM
Settled in 1834 as Willow Prairie.
Village of Brockville - Platted in 1837.
Post Office and town changed to Fremont in 1848 in honor of John C. Fremont “the Great Pathfinder.” Located on the Vistula Trail, the meeting place . . . — — Map (db m3406) HM
Indiana admitted by the U.S. Congress as nineteenth state 1816. Enabling Act moved northern boundary ten miles north of southernmost tip of Lake Michigan providing direct access to the lake. Boundary first surveyed 1817 by . . . — — Map (db m61519) HM
The pioneers traveling from Chicago to Toledo used this road. It was the oldest path of travel in the Central West - first used by Indians - then French traders, missionaries and the military. Established by an act of Indiana legislature in 1833, . . . — — Map (db m62027) HM