Historians remember Battle of Tippecanoe on 200th anniversaryHistorians in the News
The field where the Battle of Tippecanoe took place looked eerily similar to how it did 200 years ago, right before the fight began.
This weekend marked the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Tippecanoe. The Tippecanoe County Historical Association organized a three-day event to remember both sides of the conflict, with events in two locations.
In Battle Ground, Ind., basic tents were scattered on the wooded ground while hundreds of men dressed as camping soldiers. These men created a living history of the scene before the famous battle that started the War of 1812. Visitors got to tour the battlefield and see military demonstrations by the reenactors.
A few miles away, Prophetstown, Ind., looked like a Native American village, hosting wigwams, trading posts and dance ceremonies, along with an archeological history of the area. This site was representative of the Native American men who fought in the Battle of Tippecanoe....
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