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Location: Junction of S. Raber, E. Mowrey & Paige Roads at the Eel River bridge, NE corner along Paige Road, 2.8 miles SE of Whitley County Courthouse, Columbia City. (Whitley County, Indiana)
Installed: 2001 Indiana Historical Bureau and Youth of First Presbyterian Church
ID# : 92.2001.1
After General William Henry Harrison relieved Fort Wayne, he ordered Colonel James Simrall in September 1812 to prevent further Miami Indian attacks in the area. The Miamis fled as troops destroyed villages, crops, and supplies along Eel River; Miamis then stood to fight a losing battle on this site.
Military, American Indian/Native American