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Forks of the Wabash Historic Park preserves the story of the opening of the frontier in the midwest as it was lived out in one small town. It pays tribute to two hundred years of occupation by the Miami Nation, to the woodsmen and traders who first brought western goods and ideas to this land, and to the craftsmen and laborers who built the canal and the towns. At the Forks you will find the 1840's restored Chiefs' House. This elegant Federal style home served as the headquarters for the Miami, and three treaties with the U.S. Government were signed on its lawn. The Forks is also home to a restored school house, and the Nuck log cabin. The Nuck family came from Germany and worked for the Miami Chiefs Richardville and LaFontaine. The Visitors Center and Museum holds exhibits relating to the Wabash & Erie Canal and to the Miami along with a Gift Shop filled with traditional arts and crafts.

Location: US 24 and SR 9, Huntington Indiana 46750 Telephone 219-356-1903

Other Indiana State Parks nearby:
(Albion) Chain O'Lakes State Park
(Huntington) Forks of the Wabash Historic Park
(Logansport) France Park
(Bluffton) Ouabache State Park

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