Potawatomi "Trail of Death" March - Wellington, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 08.050 W 093° 58.953
15S E 415079 N 4332124
Quick Description: Oct. 27 & 28, 1838. A child died today.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2008 8:35:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM41KJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 49

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: Boy Scout Troop #317, on behalf of the Wellington Community.
Date Marker Erected: Aug. 26, 2000.
County of Marker: Lafayette County.

Marker Text:

POTAWATOMI "TRAIL OF DEATH" MARCH
SEPT. - NOV. 1838
On Saturday October 27th, the Potawatomi Indians camped in Wellington at the Little Schuy Creek (Big Sni).

On Sunday October 28, a Potawatomi child died.

Routes: Northern Route

Address if available:
Walnut St. & MO-224, city park,
Wellington, MO USA


Additional Information: This is the farthest west marker I have. Of the 24 known to me, I have more than half, and will continue to search for more from their journey from Twin Lakes, Indiana to Osawatomie, Kansas.

Additional Coordinates: Not Listed

Marker Website: Not listed

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