The Island

The Island (HMK0O)

Location: Columbia City, IN 46725 Whitley County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 7.436', W 85° 28.881'

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This area of high ground, over 300 acres south of the Eel River, is called "The Island". It was once a principal stronghold of the Miami Indians under Chief Little Turtle. It was a boundary line for lands between the Pottawattomis and Miamis, an indian torture ground and site of an Indian village where the Miami Indians held their summer festivals.
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HM NumberHMK0O
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Placed ByWhitley County
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7 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 627483 N 4553626
Decimal Degrees41.12393333, -85.48135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 7.436', W 85° 28.881'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 7' 26.16" N, 85° 28' 52.86" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2670 IN-9, Columbia City IN 46725, US
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I Saw The Marker

Hard to miss, right on the state road. Not much to see but the marker.

Jun 26, 2016 at 10:43am PDT by lfalk

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