Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers

Chief Francis Godfroy's Council Chambers (HM15JU)

Location: Peru, IN 46970 Miami County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.063', W 85° 59.6'

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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, about 1 1/4 mile South 70 degrees West on left bank of river in the Osage village among the Miamis, buried some 25 Indians, killed when army of General Harrison sacked the village in 1812. Here October 23, 1826, Michigan Road, Wabash & Erie Canal and much land ceded to government.
HM NumberHM15JU
Year Placed1931
Placed ByPeru High School History Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 7:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 584980 N 4511609
Decimal Degrees40.75105000, -85.99333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.063', W 85° 59.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 3.78" N, 85° 59' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4500 E 100 S, Peru IN 46970, US
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