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The Buffalo Trace

Location: SR 61, SE corner of Gray Memorial Bridge over White River, Petersburg. (Pike County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 63.1966.1

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Crossed White River at a nearby ford. It was made by migrating buffalo herds. The trace ran from Vincennes to Louisville and was the only through trail in pioneer days.

Keywords

Nature and Natural Disasters, Transportation