Tippecanoe Monument: The Indiana General Assembly commissioned the construction of this eighty-five foot monument November 7, 1908 to honor the brave soldiers killed in action November 7, 1811 during the Battle of Tippecanoe. (Photo by Casito via Wikipedia)
Tippecanoe Battlefield Memorial, https://www.facebook.com/Tippecanoe.IN, Historic Firearms Display at the Tippecanoe Battlefield - On view are 51 long guns and rifles with additional examples to be added as the display is expanded. The firearms in the exhibit were manufactured between the early 19th Century and the onset of World War II, with several fine examples manufactured locally by Bixler & Iddings and Thomas Underwood. Most of the objects on display have never been shown to the…
The War of 1812 was the result of rising tensions between the United States and Great Britain during the early years of the 19th century including the frequent impressment of sailors from American ships, interference with trade, and the belief that the British were encouraging Native American attacks on the frontier.
The Shawnee Prophet Tenskwatawa (1775-1836, shown) is said to have predicted the New Madrid earthquake of 1812, although some (especially Allen Eckert) have attributed the prophetic powers to his brother Tecumseh (1768-1813).