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Little Turtle's Gravesite Marker

Description: A photograph of Little Turtle's gravesite marker located at 634 Lawton Place, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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Chief Little Turtle, 1752 - 1812.Me-She-Kin-No-Quah, Chief of the Miami Indians, Teacher of his people, friend of the United States. His Endeavors toward peace should serve as an inspiration for future generations. This plot of ground, the last resting place of Chief Little Turtle, is dedicated to the children of America and made a public park in 1959 through the generosity of Eleanor Smeltzly and Mary Catherine Smeltzly under the auspices of the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society.
Origin: ca. 1960
Collection: History Center Digital Collections
Copyright: Copyright Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2009 - . All rights reserved. May not be reproduced without permission. For information regarding reproduction and use see:
Subjects: Little Turtle, 1747?-1812
Miami Indians
Indians of North America--Indiana--Fort Wayne

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