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Harrison's Crossing - November 3,  1811

Location: North bound lane of SR 63, 100 yards north of Vermilliion River bridge across from the North Vermillion High School, Cayuga. (Vermillion County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Society of Pioneers in cooperation with the Vermillion County Historical Society and the Harrison Trail Commission 1960

ID# : 83.1960.1

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100 yards south, Harrison's Army crossed the Big Vermillion at sunrise, having just built Boyd's Blockhouse, enroute to the Prophet's Town at the mouth of the Tippecanoe to disperse the Indians there assembled.

Keywords

Military, American Indian/Native American