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Indiana Historical Bureau

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The Buffalo Trace

Location: SR 61, SE corner of Gray Memorial Bridge over White River, Petersburg. (Pike County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 63.1966.1


Crossed White River at a nearby ford. It was made by migrating buffalo herds. The trace ran from Vincennes to Louisville and was the only through trail in pioneer days.


Nature and Natural Disasters, Transportation