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Grouseland Treaty Line (August 21,  1805)

Location: SR 7, SE of Scipio. As of 1/2004, will be reinstalled. (Jennings County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 40.1966.1

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Territorial Governor, William Henry Harrison, in a treaty with Indians held at Vincennes, secured lands which for the first time opened the entire north bank of the Ohio River for settlement.

Keywords

Early Settlement and Exploration, American Indian/Native American