Michigan Road

Rochester, Indiana - Michigan Road historical marker at Tippecanoe River on Old 31 (Michigan Road). GPS N-4106340 W-8613237

Sister Virginia Pearl, Pawnee Rock, Kansas, member of Citizen Potawatomi Nation, reads about the Michigan Road, on land which was purchased from the Potawatomi in 1826. Erected 1949 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Photo by Larry Prichard, Lynn, Indiana, on Trail of Death caravan, 2003.)

To visit the Fulton County Museum with its Trail of Death materials and historical markers, go back north on Old 31 and turn west on county road 375 N. Cross the big highway, US 31, and you are at the north entrance to the Fulton County Historical Society grounds.

To continue directly on the Trail of Death, go south on Old 31 and enter Rochester, where a special Potawatomi Trail of Death marker is beside the court house on Main Street.

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This page updated Feb 20, 2006.