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Papakeechie's Reserve

Location: 7277 E. Eli Lilly Road, north shore Lake Wawasee, Syracuse. (Kosciusko County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Society 1962

ID# : 43.1962.1

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You are now leaving Papakeechie's Reservation, 36 square miles. This Miami Chief, also known as Flat Belly, held this land from 1828 to 1834 when it was returned to the National Government. It was later owned by the Wabash & Erie Canal.

Keywords

American Indian/Native American, Transportation