Trail of Death

Trail of Death (HMMKQ)

Location: West Lafayette, IN 47906 Hillsborough County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 22.373', W 87° 5.479'

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September 13, 1838

— Lagrange on Wabash River —

Over 850 Potawatomi Indians camped here on the Wabash River in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, Sept. 13, 1838, on the forced removal from Indiana to Kansas. There were 106 sick so two doctors were called in, Drs. Ritchie & son. Sanford Cox later wrote in old Settlers: tears fell from the cheek of the downcast warrior, old men trembled, matrons wept, the swarthy maidens's cheek turned pale. . .sad as a funeral procession.
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HM NumberHMMKQ
Series This marker is part of the Potawatomi - Trail of Death series
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByJim Crites, and Elders of The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 492247 N 4469148
Decimal Degrees40.37288333, -87.09131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 22.373', W 87° 5.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 22' 22.38" N, 87° 5' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2793-2999 S 950 W, West Lafayette IN 47906, US
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