Francis Godfroy (1788-1840) was last war chief of the Miami Nation. Owner Mount Pleasant trading post and one of the wealthiest and most influential merchants in the West. Burials in cemetery are restricted to persons of Native American ancestry and . . . — — Map (db m61748) HM
North 87 degrees East 437 feet. War Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers. Here May, 1812, twelve tribes of N.W. Territory voted not to join English. Tecumseh objected and joined Canada. Across road Godfroy's trading post and Mt. Pleasant home, . . . — — Map (db m61139) HM
Jean Baptiste Richardville (1761-1841) was principal chief of the Miami Tribe from 1812 to 1841. He signed six treaties with the United States ceding Miami land in Indiana. This house was built for him under one of the treaties. — — Map (db m63115) HM
( Top - Large Plaque )
Miami County War Dead
World War II
Forever Honour’d - - - Forever Mourn’d
1941 - - - - 1945
( Row One )
Alonzo G. Albert • Russell E. Allen • Ralph E. Anderson • Benjamin E. . . . — — Map (db m44296) WM
“They died that others might live Free”
( Korea )
( Row One )
Edward F. Brakes • Weldon E. Bucher • John M. Cain • Donald A. Day • Everett S. Johnson • Bobby G. Leedy
( Row Two )
Jack H. Lewis . . . — — Map (db m44263) WM
“These heroes are dead.
They died for Liberty - They died for us.
They are at rest.
They sleep in the land they made free.
Under the flag they rendered stainless.
Under the solemn pines.
The sad hemlocks.
The tearful willows. . . . — — Map (db m44202) HM
With the faith and courage of
their forefathers who made
possible the freedom of these
The Boy Scouts of America
Dedicate this copy of the
Statue of Liberty as a Pledge
of everlasting Fidelity and
Loyalty . . . — — Map (db m44109) HM
“Greater love hath
no man than this”
Agar, Thomas Agar
Bagshaw, Harry K.
Crites, Ernest A.
Easterday, Lawrence A.
Flora, Ralph Noah
Gaffrey, Edward Charles
Ginney, John Michael
Harmon, Floyd . . . — — Map (db m44110) HM