Chief Peter Cornstalk's village of Snakefish (Eel River) tribe of Miami Indians was located three miles from here along Cornstalk Creek. (A historical marker located near Ladoga in Montgomery County, Indiana.
Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians
A memorial to the 38 Dakota men hanged near this spot in Mankato, MN, on December 26, 1862. They had been found guilty of crimes against civilians. Sarah's protector, Chaska, was one of them, though she testified (the only eyewitness) that he'd not killed George Gleason. The authorities later claimed he'd been hanged "by accident."