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Indiana, One of the north central States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio lies to the east and Illinois bounds it on the west. It is limited in lat. by 37° 47′ to 41° 46′ N., and in long. by 84° 49′ to 88° 2′ W. Area, 36,350 square miles, in ninety-two counties. Population, 1890, 2,192,404; 1900, 2,516,462. Capital, Indianapolis. Robert Cavalier de la Salle and Henri Tonti, with a party of thirty-three, ascend the St. Joseph River to the site of South Bend, thence by portage to the Kankakee and down the Illinois River......December, 1679 La Salle, returning from Montreal with supplies for Tonti at Fort Crevecoeur, makes the portage from the St. Joseph to the Kankakee......November, 1680 Mention made of one Sieur Dubinson as commandant at a post near the site of Lafayette, called Ouiatenon......1719 Sieur de Vince
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