Milford’s Version of Michigan Indian History

From the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers:

Milford Moments in Time

According to the book “Ten Minutes Ahead of the Rest of the World, A History of Milford,” Elizur and Stanley Ruggles were attracted to the Milford area back in 1831 because of its flowing river. They were also smitten by the beauty of the land, and so they staked their claim. However, both the local waterways and rich surrounding land were utilized by many people long before these pioneers settled the area.

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Indiana Tribal History News Article

From the Terre Haute News:

Genealogy: Many tribes left their mark on Indiana

By Tamie Dehler
Special to the Tribune-Star
TERRE HAUTE Last week’s column discussed Indiana’s most influential Indian tribes, the Miami, Wea, and Piankashaw, as described in The Indian Tribes of North America, by John R. Swanton. Yet, there were other tribes that also left their mark in and on the state.

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