Wm. Wells 1770-1812
Location: Whitley County Museum/Home of Marshall, 108 W. Jefferson Street, Columbia City. (Whitley County, Indiana)
Erected by the Society of Indiana Pioneers
ID# : 92.1959.1
Miami captive at 14; adopted by Little Turtle; appointed chief scout by Wayne in 1793; granted farm near Ft. Wayne by Congress for "valiant and conspicuous service." Died in Ft. Dearborn Massacre.
American Indian/Native American, Early Settlement and Exploration