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.....Sept. 3, 1812 Night attack of Indians on Fort Harrison successfully resisted by the garrison under Capt. Zachary Taylor......Sept. 4-5, 1812 Fort Wayne invested by the Indians about Sept. 1, and the garrison relieved by 2,000 Kentucky troops and 700 citizens of Ohio under General Harrison......Sept. 12, 1812 Deserted Indian villages in the vicinity of Fort Wayne destroyed by detachments of troops......Sept. 13-19, 1812 Expedition under Lieut.-Col. John R. Campbell leaves Dayton, O., Dec. 14, 1812; burns the Indian villages on the Mississinewa River......December, 1812 Seat of government fixed at Corydon, Harrison county, by act approved......March 11, 1813 Books, papers, and records destroyed by the burning of the office of the recorder of Knox county......January, 1814 One thousand Miamis, reduced to destitution, assemble at Fort Wayne to obtain food......January, 1814 Settlement of Harmony, on the Wabash, 50 miles from its mouth, formed by a German comm
and Detroit......March 15, 1804 Western sun, edited by Elihu Stout, first published at Vincennes as the Indiana Gazette......July 4, 1804 By treaty at Vincennes, the Delaware Indians cede to the United States land between the Wabash and Ohio rivers, and south of the road from Vincennes to the falls of the Ohio, Aug. 18, and the Piankeshaw Indians relinquish their claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisiana Purchase west of Mississippi River and north of thirty-third parallel......March, 1805 Michigan Territory created out of a part of Indiana......1805 First General Assembly of Indiana Territory meets at Vincennes......July 29, 1805 Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, Eel River, and Wea Indians cede to the United States land in eastern Indiana by treaty at Grouseland, near Vincennes......Aug. 21, 1805 Laws of Indiana published at Vincennes by Messrs. Stout & Smoot......1807 Illinois Territory set off from Indi
Spencer (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
o the Union by act approved......Dec. 11, 1816 Act to appoint superintendents of school sections authorized to lease school lands, every lessee required to set out 100 apple and 100 peach trees within four years......Dec. 14, 1816 Bank of Vincennes adopted as State bank of Indiana, empowered to adopt the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Indiana as one of its branches......Jan. 1, 1817 Thomas Lincoln, the father of Abraham Lincoln, with his family, moves from Kentucky to what is now Spencer county......1817 By treaty at St. Mary's, O., the Delaware Indians cede to the United States all claims to land in Indiana......Oct. 3, 1818 Site for capital of Indiana located by a committee, which met at the house of William Conner, on the west fork of the White River, May 22, 1820, accepted and confirmed by the legislature, and the capital named Indianapolis......Jan. 6, 1821 First general school law of Indiana in revised statutes of 1824, drawn by committee appointed by legislatur
Knox (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
er General Harrison......Sept. 12, 1812 Deserted Indian villages in the vicinity of Fort Wayne destroyed by detachments of troops......Sept. 13-19, 1812 Expedition under Lieut.-Col. John R. Campbell leaves Dayton, O., Dec. 14, 1812; burns the Indian villages on the Mississinewa River......December, 1812 Seat of government fixed at Corydon, Harrison county, by act approved......March 11, 1813 Books, papers, and records destroyed by the burning of the office of the recorder of Knox county......January, 1814 One thousand Miamis, reduced to destitution, assemble at Fort Wayne to obtain food......January, 1814 Settlement of Harmony, on the Wabash, 50 miles from its mouth, formed by a German community under Frederick Rapp, from Pennsylvania......1814 Farmers and Mechanics' Bank of Indiana at Madison, incorporated by legislature......Sept. 6, 1814 Bank of Vincennes incorporated......Sept. 10, 1814 Congress passes an enabling act for Indiana; the northern boundary
firmed by the legislature, and the capital named Indianapolis......Jan. 6, 1821 First general school law of Indiana in revised statutes of 1824, drawn by committee appointed by legislature......Jan. 9, 1821 Proceedings against the State bank for fraudulent management, which results in forfeiting its franchise, begun......Dec. 31, 1821 Indiana University at Bloomington, chartered 1820, opened......1824 Mr. Rapp and associates sell their property at Harmony to Robert Dale Owen, of Scotland, a philanthropist, who attempts to establish a community, naming the place New Harmony......1825 State road from Lake Michigan to Madison on the Ohio begun......1830 Thomas Lincoln, with his family, removes to Macon county, Ill......1830 Indiana Historical Society incorporated......1831 Wabash and Erie Canal in Indiana begun......Feb. 22, 1832 State bank chartered......1834 Internal improvement law, a State loan of $10,000,000 to be expended by a board of internal improvem
Macon county, Ill. (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
st the State bank for fraudulent management, which results in forfeiting its franchise, begun......Dec. 31, 1821 Indiana University at Bloomington, chartered 1820, opened......1824 Mr. Rapp and associates sell their property at Harmony to Robert Dale Owen, of Scotland, a philanthropist, who attempts to establish a community, naming the place New Harmony......1825 State road from Lake Michigan to Madison on the Ohio begun......1830 Thomas Lincoln, with his family, removes to Macon county, Ill......1830 Indiana Historical Society incorporated......1831 Wabash and Erie Canal in Indiana begun......Feb. 22, 1832 State bank chartered......1834 Internal improvement law, a State loan of $10,000,000 to be expended by a board of internal improvement......January, 1836 Madison and Lafayette Railroad commenced......1836 Indiana Asbury University (since 1884 De Pauw), at Greencastle, chartered and opened......1837 University of Notre Dame (R. C.), at Notre Dame, cha
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
nes......Oct. 26, 1809 An act for the introduction of negroes and mulattoes into the Territory of Indiana, approved Sept. 17, 1807: repealed......Dec. 4, 1810 Property qualification for voters abolished by Congress......March 3, 1811 Fort Harrison, on the Wabash, near the site of Terre Haute, completed......Oct. 28, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe; a sudden attack before sunrise of Indians under the Prophet, a brother of Tecumseh, on General Harrison's camp at Burnet's Creek, about 7 mile Prophet, is destroyed together with a quantity of corn......Nov. 8, 1811 One man and twenty-one women and children massacred at the Pigeon Roost settlement, Scott county, by Shawnee Indians......Sept. 3, 1812 Night attack of Indians on Fort Harrison successfully resisted by the garrison under Capt. Zachary Taylor......Sept. 4-5, 1812 Fort Wayne invested by the Indians about Sept. 1, and the garrison relieved by 2,000 Kentucky troops and 700 citizens of Ohio under General Harrison.....
South Bend (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
tate 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 Vincennes mentioned as commandant at the poste de Ouabache (English, Wabash), now Vincennes......1727 [Supposed to have
Kentucky River (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
s Fort Washington, Aug. 1, 1791, destroys the Eel River Indian village near Logansport, and over 400 acres of corn, and reaches the rapids of the Ohio......Aug. 21, 1791 Treaty of peace and friendship with the Indians at Vincennes, by Brig.-Gen. Rufus Putnam......Sept. 27, 1792 Fort Wayne, on the site of an ancient Miami village and an English fort erected 1764, built and garrisoned......Oct. 22, 1794 Northwestern Territory divided: that part west of a line from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, and thence north to be called Indiana Territory, and Vincennes the seat of government, by act approved......May 7, 1800 William Henry Harrison, appointed governor of Indiana Territory, May 13, 1800, arrives at Vincennes......Jan. 10, 1801 General court of the Territory first held. Vincennes......March 3, 1801 Memorial to Congress by a convention called at Vincennes, Dec. 20, 1802, by Governor Harrison, Nov. 22, asks repeal of the sixth article of the organic a
st. 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 Vincennes mentioned as commandant at the poste de Ouabache (English, Wabash), now Vincennes......1727 [Supposed to have been settled about 1722.] Mission established at Post Vincennes by Sebastian L. Meurin......1749 Garrison at Ouiatenon, under Lieutenant Jenkins, surrend
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