July 1765Near here, on July 18, A.D. 1765, Colonel George Croghan, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the British government, made a preliminary treaty of peace with Pontiac, chief of the Ottawas and leader of the great Indian confederacy. By the terms of this agreement the allegiance of the Indians was transferred from the French to the English, thus securing the eastern Mississippi valley for Anglo-Saxon civilization.
|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||Madam Rachel Edgar Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 424662 N 4413178|
|Decimal Degrees||39.86530000, -87.88085000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 51.918', W 87° 52.851'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 51' 55.08" N, 87° 52' 51.06" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 25-37 2700 N, Sidell IL 61876, US|
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