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Indian Cemetery/Eel River Tribe of Miamis

Location: North side of SR 47, 0.5 mile east of Thorntown. As of 1/2004, marker to be reinstalled. (Boone County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Society, 1961

ID# : 06.1961.1

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Ka-wi-a-ki-un-gi Village "Place of Thorns" (Thorntown) was center of 64, 000 acre Thorntown Indian Reserve. Granted to Eel River Miamis in 1818, ceded to U.S. in 1828.

Keywords

Cemetery, American Indian/Native American