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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Location: Chief Francis Godfroy Cemetery, SR 124, 4 miles east of Peru. (Miami County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 52.1992.1

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Francis Godfroy (1788-1840) was last war chief of the Miami Nation. Owner Mount Pleasant trading post and one of wealthiest and most influential merchants in the West. Burials in cemetery are restricted to persons of Native American ancestry and their families.

Keywords

American Indian/Native American, Cemetery