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Anthony Wayne 1745-1796

Location: George Washington High School front yard, 2215 West Washington Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Historical Society in conjunction with Junto Club, George Washington High School

ID# : 49.1960.1

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Wayne Township was named for Gen. Anthony Wayne. This hero of the Revolution defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers, 1794, and opened large areas for settlement by the Treaty of Greene Ville, 1795.

Keywords

Military, Early Settlement and Exploration