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Miami Indian Mills

Location: Mill & Jefferson Streets, Community Center and Lions Club, Richvalley. (Wabash County, Indiana)

Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau and Richvalley Lions Club.

ID# : 85.1995.1

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This millstone is a remnant of the grist and saw mills built near here for Miami Indians by United States government as part of 1818 Treaty of St. Mary's. Treaty also established several Miami reservations in area. Possibly first industrial site in what became Wabash County.

Keywords

Business, Industry, and Labor, American Indian/Native American