“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Battle Ground, Indiana

Clickable Map of Tippecanoe County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tippecanoe County, IN (57) Benton County, IN (10) Carroll County, IN (72) Clinton County, IN (8) Fountain County, IN (52) Montgomery County, IN (30) Warren County, IN (12) White County, IN (19)  TippecanoeCounty(57) Tippecanoe County (57)  BentonCounty(10) Benton County (10)  CarrollCounty(72) Carroll County (72)  ClintonCounty(8) Clinton County (8)  FountainCounty(52) Fountain County (52)  MontgomeryCounty(30) Montgomery County (30)  WarrenCounty(12) Warren County (12)  WhiteCounty(19) White County (19)
Lafayette is the county seat for Tippecanoe County
Battle Ground is in Tippecanoe County
      Tippecanoe County (57)  
      Benton County (10)  
      Carroll County (72)  
      Clinton County (8)  
      Fountain County (52)  
      Montgomery County (30)  
      Warren County (12)  
      White County (19)  
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1 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — Potawatomi ‘Trail of Death’ Route
Indiana to Kansas, September 4 - November 4, 1838 The 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe on this site was decisive, leading to the loss of their homelands and the removal of Indians from Indiana. At Gunpoint, about 850 Potawatomi passed this location . . . Map (db m6433) HM
2 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — Prophet’s Rock
Where the Prophet sat and sang to encourage the Indians in the battle of Nov. 8th 1811.Map (db m6434) HM
3 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — Prophet’s Town
Established in 1808 by Tecumseh and the Prophet as the capital of their pan-Indian confederacy. Led by Tecumseh, representatives of many midwestern Indian nations met and lived here in an attempt to build the greatest Indian resistance movement in . . . Map (db m36237) HM
4 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — Stricken Down in the Performance of Duty
In tribute to Major Joseph Hamilton Daviess, Grand Master of Masons in Kentucky, who fell in battle here, and to the many Freemasons of General Harrison's command whose valor is held in grateful remembrance.Map (db m36281) HM
5 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — The Battle of TippecanoeNovember 7, 1811
Here, on this site, military forces commanded by General William Henry Harrison, engaged in battle with the Indians of the Wabash country led by The Prophet, brother of the great Indian leader, Tecumseh. This battle destroyed forever the hope of . . . Map (db m36205) HM
6 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — The Methodist Camp — Battle Ground College —
Left Side Text In 1857, leaders of the Methodist Church choose this site to serve as the Battle Ground Collegiate Institute. The site was chosen because of its historic significance, its natural features, and its close proximity to the . . . Map (db m36239) HM
7 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial
Panel One American Forces. Men engaged. 910. General Wm. Henry Harrison Commanding attacked at 4: O’Clock A. M. Indian forces led by Prophet. Number engaged about the same as Americans Loss. Americans. Killed 37. “ . . . Map (db m36233) HM
8 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — 79.1947.1 — Tippecanoe Battleground2.1 Miles East Reported missing
Urged by the Prophet, Tecumseh's brother, Indians attacked army of Gen. W.H. Harrison Nov. 7, 1811. The victory by Harrison broke Indian power.Map (db m69372) HM
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9 Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Battle Ground — World War I Veterans MemorialTippecanoe Township
( South Side: ) Memorial to the World War Veterans of Tippecanoe Township 1917 — 1918 (Drinking Fountain) ( East Side ) Raymond D. Baker • Alva Beaven • Norman E. Beeker • Samuel T. Beeker • Dr. Frank . . . Map (db m36203) WM
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Apr. 15, 2024