Peter Langlois Trading Post



This Frenchman and Miami Indian wife operated a trading post on the west side of Wildcat Creek a mile south of its flow into the Wabash.  A Winnebago Indian village of 140? huts stood on the opposite side of the creek.  His eldest son, Peter, Jr., born __ the post about 1803.   Operated it while his father conducted a branch in Logansport and died __ 1834.

Erected by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association, 198_

Peter Langlois Trading Post was located on the Wild Cat Creek just east of Springvale Cemetery and north of State Road 25 northeast of Lafayette.
Peter Langlois was a half-breed chief of the Potawatomi Indians.

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