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Indiana Historical Bureau

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The Wayne Trace

Location: 0.1 mile north of SR 101 and US 224, 6640 N SR 101, west side of road, 3 miles east of Decatur. Formerly 01.1966.1 (Adams County, Indiana)

Erected by the Society of Indiana Pioneers 1977

ID# : 01.1977.1


General Anthony Wayne and the Legion of the United States passed this way on October 30, 1794, in route from Fort Wayne to Fort Greenville, ending the western campaign against the Indian Confederacy. The Legion spent the previous night camped 2.6 miles N.N.W. of here.


Military, American Indian/Native American