House of Chief Richardville

House of Chief Richardville (HM16VT)

Location: Peru, IN 46970 Miami County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.868', W 86° 1.219'

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Jean Baptiste Richardville (1761-1841) was principal chief of the Miami Tribe from 1812 to 1841. He signed six treaties with the United States ceding Miami land in Indiana. This house was built for him under one of the treaties.
HM NumberHM16VT
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number52.1992.2
Year Placed1992
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 582706 N 4511222
Decimal Degrees40.74780000, -86.02031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.868', W 86° 1.219'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 52.08" N, 86° 1' 13.14" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1220 S 300 E, Peru IN 46970, US
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