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In the fall of 1838, 859 members of the Potawatomi nation were rounded up by General John Tipton and an armed volunteer militia at the Twin Lakes Encampment near Plymouth, Indiana. This forced march lasted for 61 days and covered approximately 660 miles. Throughout the journey, more than 40 people died (mostly children) and were buried in these unmarked graves along the trail.

We have been celebrating Mother Earth all week long! The following events are all free, fun, and very educational! Come on out for the last weekend of Earth Hug Boogie this Saturday and Sunday! We also invite you to check out the event on Sunday at River Park Square to celebrate Earth Day!