The Trail of Death

The Trail of Death (HM5XS)

Location: Otterbein, IN 47970 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 20.286', W 87° 9.884'

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In 1838 a band of over 800 Potawatomi Indians were forcibly removed from their homeland in Northern Indiana and marched to Eastern Kansas. Many died along the trail during the two month trek. This mournful caravan traveled this road on September 14, 1838 and camped near Williamsport.
HM NumberHM5XS
Series This marker is part of the Potawatomi - Trail of Death series
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 11:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 486008 N 4465297
Decimal Degrees40.33810000, -87.16473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.286', W 87° 9.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 17.16" N, 87° 9' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8000-8358 E Independence Rd, Otterbein IN 47970, US
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