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Freeman's Corner (250 feet east)

Location: SR 37, east side of highway north of water works facility, north edge of Orleans. (Orange County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 59.1966.1

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This point marks the junction of three important Indian land cessions. Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1803 Treaty of Grouseland, 1805 Treaty of Fort Wayne, 1809 The corner was established by Surveyor Thomas Freeman in 1803. [map]

Keywords

Early Settlement and Exploration, American Indian/Native American