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Bailly Homestead

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Location: Bailly Cemetery, US 12 (Porter County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Unknown

ID#: 64.1949.1


Home of Joseph Bailly, a French Canadian, who established a fur trading post here on the Detroit-Chicago road in 1822. It became a center of trade, culture and religion. The family cemetery is on the land near by.


Early Settlement and Exploration