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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Trail of Death

Location: SR 17 & CR 12, 1.3 miles NE of junction of SR 8 & SR 17, 2 miles west of Twin Lakes. (Marshall County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 50.1949.1

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Two miles east, on north bank of Twin Lakes, some 800 Potawatomi Indians were collected in August 1838 and forced to begin their long march to new homes in the West. Many perished on the way.

Keywords

American Indian/Native American, Military