Chief Papakeecha's House one quarter mile south

Chief Papakeecha's House<p> (one quarter mile south)

 

Location: West 200 North, ¼ mile west of U.S. 33 south of Cromwell (Noble County, Indiana)

Erected 1967 by Noble County Historical Society

ID# : 57.1967.1

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Built in 1827 by Federal Government on 36-section reservation for $562; later destroyed by "great wind". Papakeecha (Flat Belly) was a Miami leader, 1820 to his death in 1837, shortly before the Miami removal.

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American Indian/Native American