New Purchase Boundary

New Purchase Boundary (HME74)

Location: Fowler, IN 47944 Benton County
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N 40° 37.331', W 87° 22.159'

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(Treaty of St. Mary's)

In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana, was involved in this transaction.
HM NumberHME74
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number04.1966.1
Year Placed1966
Placed ByIndiana Sesquicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 468763 N 4496882
Decimal Degrees40.62218333, -87.36931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.331', W 87° 22.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 19.86" N, 87° 22' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)765, 219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2322 W State Road 18, Fowler IN 47944, US
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