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Eel River (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
e 1, 1791 Second expedition against the Indian villages on the Wabash under Brig.-Gen. James Wilkinson, who leaves 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 Indireated 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 Vi Great political contest over slavery won by friends of free labor......1809 By treaty at Fort Wayne, Sept. 30, 1809, the Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, and Eel River tribes cede to the United States about 2,900,000 acres south of the Wabash; treaty confirmed by the Weas, who meet Governor Harrison in council at Vincennes.....
Saint Marys (Ohio, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
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 legislature......Jan. 9, 1821 Proceedings agains
Evansville (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
1873 Second annual meeting of the national congress of agriculture at Indianapolis, 200 delegates from twenty-five States......May 28, 1873 Jeffersonville depot of the Quartermaster's Department of the United States completed......1874 Purdue University, the land-grant college of Indiana, at Lafayette, chartered 1862, opened......1874 Commission appointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States survey of 1806, determine that Green Island, near Evansville, belongs to Kentucky......July. 1875 James N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877 Office of mine inspector created by act of legislature......1879 Corner-stone of new State-house at Indianapolis laid......Sept. 28, 1880 Governor Williams dies......Nov. 20, 1880 Nine amendments to the State constitution adopted by the people. The second and fourth making the co
e......March 1, 1892 John W. Foster, Secretary of State......June 29, 1892 Walter Q. Gresham appointed Secretary of State......1893 Popular welcome at Indianapolis to ex-President Harrison on his arrival at the close of his administration......March 6, 1893 State home for soldiers established at Lafayette......1895 National Democratic party meets at Indianapolis (declares for the gold standard)......Sept. 3, 1896 National Monetary Association meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 12, 1897 Daniel W. Voorhees, ex-United States Senator, dies at Washington, D. C.......April 10, 1897 The monetary convention meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 25, 1898 Ex-Governor Matthews dies suddenly while making a speech......Aug. 28, 1898 George W. Julian dies at Irvington, Ind......July 7, 1899 Ex-Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson dies at Terre Haute......Feb. 9, 1900 Ex-Governor Mount dies......Jan. 16, 1901 Ex-President Harrison dies......March 22, 1901 Iowa
Indiana (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
iards under Capt. Eugenio Puerre march across Indiana from St. Louis, and capture Fort St. Joseph..claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisian near Vincennes......Aug. 21, 1805 Laws of Indiana published at Vincennes by Messrs. Stout & Smo......1807 Illinois Territory set off from Indiana, comprising all west of the Wabash River and irst governor at Corydon......Nov. 7, 1816 Indiana admitted into the Union by act approved......de to the United States all claims to land in Indiana......Oct. 3, 1818 Site for capital of Indi..Jan. 6, 1821 First general school law of Indiana in revised statutes of 1824, drawn by committo suppress mob violence......Nov. 23, 1871 Indiana State grange organized......1872 Portion o Commission appointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States sNov. 20, 1885 First Natural Gas Company in Indiana chartered......March 5, 1886 Legislature a[11 more...]
Indianapolis (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
tution, framed by a convention which met at Indianapolis, Oct. 7, 1850, adopted......Feb. 10, 1851 onvention of colored citizens of Indiana at Indianapolis to devise means to obtain full citizenship.n of the Grand Army of the Republic held at Indianapolis......Nov. 20, 1866 Governor Morton resig of the national congress of agriculture at Indianapolis, 200 delegates from twenty-five States......1879 Corner-stone of new State-house at Indianapolis laid......Sept. 28, 1880 Governor Willian of the Grand Army of the Republic held at Indianapolis......June 15, 1881 Walter Q. Gresham, Podiers and sailors' monument in Circle Park, Indianapolis (corner-stone laid Aug. 22, 1889; completedent to Vice-President Hendricks unveiled at Indianapolis......July 1, 1890 Supreme council of the farmers' alliance convenes at Indianapolis......Nov. 17, 1891 Governor Hovey dies at Indianapoli.1895 National Democratic party meets at Indianapolis (declares for the gold standard)......Sept.[6 more...]
r Lieutenant Jenkins, surrenders to Indians, who distribute the English prisoners among neighboring French traders......1763 On a proclamation by the British commandant, Edward Abbott, many inhabitants of Post Vincennes swear allegiance to Great Britain......May, 1777 Inhabitants of Vincennes throw off allegiance to Great Britain and declare themselves citizens of the United States at the suggestion of Col. George R. Clarke......July 18, 1778 Captain Helm placed in charge of Post VinGreat Britain and declare themselves citizens of the United States at the suggestion of Col. George R. Clarke......July 18, 1778 Captain Helm placed in charge of Post Vincennes by Colonel Clarke and his garrison of one man surrenders, with the honors of war, to British force under Gov. Henry Hamilton......Dec. 15, 1778 Governor Hamilton surrenders Vincennes to the Americans under Colonel Clarke......Feb. 24, 1779 Court of civil and criminal jurisdiction organized at Vincennes......June, 1779 An expedition against Detroit organized by La Balme, a Frenchman of Kaskaskia, who plunders British traders at site of Fort Wayne, is dispersed by an attack of Mia
s of agriculture at Indianapolis, 200 delegates from twenty-five States......May 28, 1873 Jeffersonville depot of the Quartermaster's Department of the United States completed......1874 Purdue University, the land-grant college of Indiana, at Lafayette, chartered 1862, opened......1874 Commission appointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States survey of 1806, determine that Green Island, near Evansville, belongs to Kentucky......July. 1875 James N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877 Office of mine inspector created by act of legislature......1879 Corner-stone of new State-house at Indianapolis laid......Sept. 28, 1880 Governor Williams dies......Nov. 20, 1880 Nine amendments to the State constitution adopted by the people. The second and fourth making the constitution conform to that of the United States as
dden attack before sunrise of Indians under the Prophet, a brother of Tecumseh, on General Harrison's camp at Burnet's Creek, about 7 miles northeast from Lafayette, in Tippecanoe county. Loss to the Americans, thirty-seven killed, 151 wounded. Indians defeated......Nov. 7, 1811 Prophetstown, deserted by the 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......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 lea
ake 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, chartered 1844, and opened......1845 State failing to pay its interest on the public debt for several years, compromises with creditors, who take property for one-half of the indebtedness and onehalf in bonds......1846 Constitution, framed by a convention which met at Indianapolis, Oct. 7, 1850, adopted......Feb. 10, 1851 New constitution, ratified by vote, 109,319 to 26,755, goes i
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