Indiana to Kansas, September 4 - November 4, 1838On September 5, 1838, nearly 850 Potawatomi Indians marched single file through Rochester on the forced removal from Indiana to Western Territory (Kansas). Three chiefs were transported in a jail wagon: Menominee, Black Wolf, and Pepinewa. There were 286 horses and 26 wagons. Included were many Indians from Fulton County: Chief Wamego and people from his village, Chieftess Mas-saw, I-o-wa, and Pawk-shuk, son of deceased Chief Aubbeenaubbee.
|Series||This marker is part of the Potawatomi - Trail of Death series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 565891 N 4546302|
|Decimal Degrees||41.06530000, -86.21575000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 3.918', W 86° 12.945'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 3' 55.08" N, 86° 12' 56.70" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 849-899 Main St, Rochester IN 46975, US|
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