Trail of Death ~ Brunswick, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 25.324 W 093° 07.902
15S E 488663 N 4363623
Quick Description: Camped across the river and ferried wagons here.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2009 8:20:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM6G8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 4

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: Brunswick Cub Scout Pack 152.
County of Marker: Chariton County.
Location of Marker: In ground edge of parking lot, foot of Polk St., boat ramp access, Brunswick.
Marker Text:

TRAIL OF DEATH
On Oct. 22, 1838, about 800 Potawatomi Indians began ferrying the Grand River as they walked from Indiana to Kansas on the forced removal. By dark all the Indians and many of the wagons were over the river. They camped on the west side of the river and ferried the rest the next day.

Routes: Northern Route

Address if available:
Polk St.,
Grand River Boat Access
Brunswick, MO USA
65236


Marker Website: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinates: Not Listed

Additional Information: Not listed

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