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New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St Mary's)

New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's)

Location: 3 blocks north of Jefferson Street/SR 28, East side of N. Ash St. at the Sycamore St. intersection, Tipton. (Tipton County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 80.1966.1


[map] In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana was involved in this transaction. [map]


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