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Pottawatomie Indian Burying Ground
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This memorial is an Indian Hill Marker and center of original Indian Village and Burial Ground. The site of Forest Home Cemetery was a graveyard long before the coming of European settlers to Illinois. The Pottawatomie People, the original occupants of much of the Chicago area, had established a graveyard here. The monument, erected on May 25, 1941, reads, in part: "This is the site of a village and burial ground of the Pottawatomie Indians from ancient times until 1835 when they were exiled to lands beyond the Mississippi. Later this locality was known as Indian Hill. ... As the years passed the visits of the Pottawatomies became ever less frequent and this memorial has been erected to perpetuate their memory...". (bio by: William Seitz) 
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 27
GPS (lat/lon): 41.86569, -87.82349
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 832
Pottawatomie Indian Burying Ground
Added by: William Seitz
 
Pottawatomie Indian Burying Ground
Added by: William Seitz
 
Pottawatomie Indian Burying Ground
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