Trail of Death - Huntsville, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 26.406 W 092° 32.661
15S E 539210 N 4365715
Oct. 17 & 18, 1838, camped near here.
Waymark Code: WM40NR
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 06/19/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Marker Erected by: Huntsville, MO Historical Society.
Date Marker Erected: 1997.
County of Marker: Randolph County.
Location of Marker: Main St. & Library St., courthouse lawn, Huntsville.

Marker Text:


On October 17 & 18, 1838, about 850 Potawatomi Indians camped near Huntsville on their way from northern Indiana to Kansas, a forced march accompanied by soldiers. Having traveled 13 miles in cold rain, a flooded camp caused them to stay a second day.

History of Mark:
There are about 24 markers from Twin Lakes, Indiana to Osawatomie, Kansas. This one is in Huntsville, Missouri.

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