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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|Series||This marker is part of the Potawatomi - Trail of Death series|
|Placed By||Jim Crites, and Elders of The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:16pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 492247 N 4469148|
|Decimal Degrees||40.37288333, -87.09131667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 22.373', W 87° 5.479'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 22' 22.38" N, 87° 5' 28.74" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2793-2999 S 950 W, West Lafayette IN 47906, US|
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