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A Woodsrunner's Diary: The Capture, Life And Times Of Frances Slocum.

A Woodsrunner's Diary: The Capture, Life And Times Of Frances Slocum.

An Album Of Old Fashion Looking Freak Show People

An Album Of Old Fashion Looking Freak Show People

Freak Show- the first picture is actually true, everyone technically has a tail in rare occasions it fully forms. These are all true defects of life. I know its not their fault and they can't help it but freak show people creep me out sooo bad!

Frances Slocum Monument.  Slocum Cemetery, Wabash County, Indiana.  **See Find A Grave at this cemetery for her story of being captured as a young girl by the Delaware Indians.

Frances Slocum Monument. Slocum Cemetery, Wabash County, Indiana. **See Find A Grave at this cemetery for her story of being captured as a young girl by the Delaware Indians.

The Seven Pillars On The Mississinewa - The "Seven Pillars" as they are known, is a creation of nature formed many centuries ago in the sandstone along the Mississinewa River, several miles southeast of Peru, Miami County, Indiana. On the north side of the river, the Frances Slocum Trail, passes above them.

The Seven Pillars On The Mississinewa - The "Seven Pillars" as they are known, is a creation of nature formed many centuries ago in the sandstone along the Mississinewa River, several miles southeast of Peru, Miami County, Indiana. On the north side of the river, the Frances Slocum Trail, passes above them.

Pillars, Peru, Indiana - During hundreds of years, the waters of the river at various stages, carved out the formations and inner chambers as they now exist. The pillars appear to rise anywhere from 30 to 50 feet, depending on low water.    The chambers or "rooms" contained inside, at one time were used by the Miami Indians for council meetings and other events. It has also been suggested the trading post,  at one time located here due to easy access from the river.

Pillars, Peru, Indiana - During hundreds of years, the waters of the river at various stages, carved out the formations and inner chambers as they now exist. The pillars appear to rise anywhere from 30 to 50 feet, depending on low water. The chambers or "rooms" contained inside, at one time were used by the Miami Indians for council meetings and other events. It has also been suggested the trading post, at one time located here due to easy access from the river.

Chief Francis Godfroy 1788-1840    Last War Chief of the Miami's, as painted in 1827, at the Treaty of Fort Wayne, by J.O. Lewis.  Francis Godfroy became Chief when Frances Slocum's husband She-pan-can-ah, retired from the chieftainship. He is buried near Peru, Indiana, in the Godfroy Cemetery.

Chief Francis Godfroy 1788-1840 Last War Chief of the Miami's, as painted in 1827, at the Treaty of Fort Wayne, by J.O. Lewis. Francis Godfroy became Chief when Frances Slocum's husband She-pan-can-ah, retired from the chieftainship. He is buried near Peru, Indiana, in the Godfroy Cemetery.

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