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Chief Cornstalk's Village

Location: US 231 & CR 1150 S adjacent to Parkersburg Spring, Parkersburg. (Montgomery County, Indiana)

Erected by Montgomery County Historical Society, 1982

ID# : 54.1981.1

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Chief Peter Cornstalk's village of Snakefish (Eel River) tribe of Miami Indians was located three miles from here along Cornstalk Creek. Wigwams and Indian burial ground were near the little Harshbarger family cemetery. The Indians lived at peace with settlers moving here in the 1800s.

Keywords

American Indian/Native American, Early Settlement and Exploration