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Chief Wahbememe Burial Site Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dave Zollinger, April 21, 2012
Chief Wahbememe Burial Site Marker
Michigan (Saint Joseph County), White Pigeon — L1521 — Chief Wahbememe Burial Site
Side 1 Potawatomi Chief Wahbememe (White Pigeon) was a signer of the 1795 Treaty of Greenville, which placed Michigan Great Lakes forts in U.S. hands. The chief was known as a friend to the white settlers in Michigan. According to legend, . . . — Map (db m47179) HM
Michigan (Saint Joseph County), White Pigeon — 23 — Conveying MichiganMichigan Legal Milestone
Standing on this site since Andrew Jackson was president of the United States, the building where the White Pigeon Land Office conducted business from 1831 to 1834 is one of the historic treasures of Michigan. From this building, title to much of . . . — Map (db m61725) HM
Michigan (Saint Joseph County), White Pigeon — In Memory of Wahbememe
In Memory of Wahbememe Chief White Pigeon who about 1830 gave his life to save the settlement at this place. — Map (db m73074) HM
Michigan (Saint Joseph County), White Pigeon — L1205 — U.S. Land Survey Office
Signed on August 29, 1821, the Treaty of Chicago resulted in the Potawatomi and other tribes in southwestern Michigan Territory turning over their lands to the federal government. In 1831, after the land was surveyed, the government opened this . . . — Map (db m64544) HM
Michigan (Saint Joseph County), White Pigeon — White Pigeon Fallen Soldiers Memorial
“These Gave Their Last Full Measure”      World War I Pvt Robert E. Swartz     Sep 23, 1918      World War II S2C Lyle E. Burdick       Sep 24, 1942 PFC Arthur R. Gowker        Feb 21, 1944 SGT Richard L. . . . — Map (db m73055) WM

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