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Indian Treaty Site


category : Historic Sites
A marker commemorates where two important trails intersected on the prairie - Detroit to St Louis and Peoria to Terre Haute. In 1765, the British and the Illinois Indians signed a peace treaty here.


Hours: 24-hr. access
Address: 2700th Rd. at 500th St.
Phone: 217-465-4179

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