Battle Ground, Indiana

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TIPPECANOE BATTLEFIELD in Battle Ground, Indiana is off SR 43, 1.2 mi. s. of 1-65. A monument marks the site of the 1811 battle in which Gen. William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory in the early 1800s and ninth president of the United States, defeated the American Indians led by Prophet, the brother of Tecumseh. The battle is explained through a series of exhibits and audiovisual presentations at an on-site museum.

The 90-acre park includes picnic areas and scenic trails. Park daily dawn-dusk. Museum daily 10-5, Mar.-Nov.; 10-4, rest of year. Park free. Museum admission $3, over 59, students with ill and ages 4-12, $2. Phone (765) 567-2147.