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 Indiana - Tippecanoe River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The club shell population in the Tippecanoe River is reported to be the largest and most significant population of the imperiled mussel remaining in the world.
In all, the river is home to six fish and mussel species listed federally as endangered, according to a 1998 study by the Conservancy.
Because this river is considered a haven for rare and endangered mussels and fishes and their habitat is threatened, the Conservancy is working to preserve this watershed.
nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/indiana/preserves/art5833.html   (475 words)

  
 Indiana Canoeing Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The gentle, 166 mile river is bordered for much of its length by green fields and forest as it meanders down from Tippecanoe Lake in Kosciusko County.
The Tippecanoe has an unusual profile in that its fall in the lower course greatly exceeds the fall in the upper course.
The Tippecanoe River is a haven for warblers, red-headed woodpeckers, bobwhites and wild ducks.
www.in.gov /dnr/outdoor/canoe/tippecan.htm   (1549 words)

  
 MIAMI INDIANS ETHNOHISTORY ARCHIVES
The 1829 payroll was more specific on village location, indicating that it was on the prairie north of the Tippecanoe River and that the population had increased to 60.
Although there is, then, indication of a movement of this band to the Eel River, at the time of the 1826 treaty they were located on the Tippecanoe River and, in any event, they remain within the territory suggested for the Wabash Band.
This suggests that it is Lake Max-inkuckee in southeastern Marshall County which would also be in agreement with "a Lake on Tippecanoe River." While Lake Maxinkuckee would be on the border between the Wabash and Kankakee Bands, since it drains into the Tippecanoe, he is placed with the former group.
www.gbl.indiana.edu /Pot2/TS_2a.html   (2577 words)

  
 Inventories
The Muskingum River was impounded by a series of 11 locks and dams to facilitate navigation between the Ohio River and Zanesville, Ohio.
This two year study was designed to document the location of endangered fish and unionids in the Tippecanoe River, and correlate habitat and watershed conditions with the presence or absence of these taxa.
Previous surveys in the Tippecanoe River documented populations of two Federally endangered species, Cyprogenia stegaria and Pleurobema clava, and declining aquatic fauna in parts of the river.
www.ecologicalspecialists.com /experience/unionidprojects/inventories.html   (1237 words)

  
 Old Tippecanoe
Some distance westward is the Tippecanoe River, a stream flowing southwest into the Wabash, and thence into the Ohio.
The word Tippecanoe is said to mean "the great clearing," and on this river was fought the noted battle by " Old Tippecanoe," General William Henry Harrison, against the combined forces of the Shawnees, Miamis and several other tribes, which resulted in their complete defeat.
The Wabash River, to which reference has been made, receives White River, and is one of the largest affluents of the Ohio, about five hundred and fifty miles long, being navigable over half that length.
www.oldandsold.com /articles24/america-103.shtml   (588 words)

  
 Tippecanoe River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Tippecanoe River is a gentle 225 mile (362 long river in northern Indiana that flows from Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County to the Wabash River near Battle Ground about twelve miles northeast of Lafayette.
From Lake Tippecanoe in Kosciusko County the flows south and west through the southeast of Marshall County then bends northwest through the northern of Fulton County and through Pulaski County from the northeast corner to the central portion.
Thomas' journey through the early history of the Spanish Empire is fascinating and it is much more than the simple tale of the adventurers and sailors that first set the feet in the New World: Thomas' provides and impressive amount of information on the s...
www.freeglossary.com /Tippecanoe_River   (622 words)

  
 Tippecanoe Battlefield History
Known to many as "Tippecanoe", the village thrived until 1791, when it was razed in an attempt to scatter the Indians and open the land to the new white settlers.
Known as "Prophet's Town", this village was destined to become the capitol of a great Indian confederacy -- their equivalent to Washington, D.C. The town was founded in May, 1808, when two Shawnee brothers, Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa (the Prophet), left their native Ohio after being permitted to settle on these Potawatomi and Kickapoo-held lands.
The Tippecanoe rally and similar events were successful, and Harrison landed the coveted office.
www.tcha.mus.in.us /battlehistory.htm   (1371 words)

  
 Hodges Canoe Trips on the Tippecanoe River in Indiana
Hodges Canoe Trips on the Tippecanoe River in Indiana
The Tippecanoe River is ranked as one of the nicest rivers in North America.
The river's amazingly clear waters and scenery make for an enjoyable trip.
www.indianaoutfitters.com /hodges   (267 words)

  
 Tippecanoe River --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Between the towns of Buffalo and Brookston on the river's lower course, Lakes Shafer and Freeman are impounded by power dams.
Tippecanoe is probably derived from the Miami Indian name for buffalo fish.
Slender and slightly stooped, the victor of the battle of Tippecanoe was 68 years old—the oldest man to be elected president in the 19th century.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9072589?tocId=9072589&query=wabash   (841 words)

  
 (GCJ98H) Jigsaw #3 -- Tippecanoe & Tyler, too by Team Salben   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The term "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" stemmed from an 1839's political campaign slogan....a Henry Clay of Kentucky was the early favorite at the Whig convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in December 1839...however, he was a Mason and anti-mason feeling was strong enough to block his nomination.
Tippecanoe was the battle that Harrison won against the Indians in 1811.
The river is about 170 mi long, rising in northeast Indiana and flowing generally southwest to the Wabash River.
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 Wabash River --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
River, flowing westward across Indiana, U.S. After crossing Indiana, the Wabash forms the 200-mi (320-km) southern section of the Indiana-Illinois boundary below Terre Haute, Ind. It empties into the Ohio River in southwestern Indiana after a course of 475 mi (764 km).
The Ohio is formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers at Pittsburgh, Pa. The river travels 981 miles (1,579 kilometers).
On the south the Ohio River is the boundary line between Indiana and Kentucky.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9382197   (922 words)

  
 WKVI.com: June 15, 1998 edition
On Sunday morning the river stage on the Tippecanoe River at Ora was 10.1 feet, flood stage is 10 feet.
Tippecanoe River S.P. The Facilities at Tippecanoe River State Park will be repaired this year with some $70,000 from the state budget.
The project at Tippecanoe calls for rehabilitation of restrooms and stone walls, electrical repairs to a residence on park grounds and the painting of a fire tower.
www.wkvi.com /061598.htm   (1937 words)

  
 Flooding in Indiana.
January 26: River levels are above flood stage but receding at 10 USGS Indiana streamflow-gaging stations: Kankakee River at Shelby, Tippecanoe River at Ora, and the eight Wabash River stations including Lafayette and downstream from Lafayette.
January 13: The Wabash River at Mt Carmel streamflow-gaging station recorded a river level of 33.95 this morning at 7:00 am; this level is nearly one foot above the 1913 crest of 33.00 feet.
The lower White River was receding in the Petersburg area this morning; however, the White River on the north side of Indianapolis was rising in response to Tuesday's rainfall.
in.water.usgs.gov /flood   (1123 words)

  
 Lafayette Indiana - Local Community Informaiton and Links
Famous as the site of the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811, the county was created in 1826, after the first whites settled in the area.
The Wabash River, which drains all the county's streams, enters the northeast corner and flows southwest through the northern half of the county.
The Tippecanoe County Historical Association operates the Tippecanoe County Historical Museum which displays artifacts depicting the county's history from prehistoric times to the present, including Indian, pioneer, Victorian and 20th Century exhibits.
www.aclass.com /laf/community.html   (1249 words)

  
 Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Tippecanoe Battlefield brochure is published by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association.
The Battlefield Museum is a part of the Tippecanoe County Historical Association.
That wooded area is the Tippecanoe Battlefield, a National Historical Landmark that attracts tens of thousands of visitors to northern Tippecanoe County annually.
www.wvec.k12.in.us /battle/associat.html   (1606 words)

  
 Tippecanoe River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
Tippecanoe River, c.170 mi/274 km long, Ind.; rises in the lake dist. of NE Ind.; flows SW to join the Wabash R., near Lafayette.
U.S. Gen. William Henry Harrison fought the Shawnees in the Battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811, on the site of Battle Ground, Ind. The Native Americans, encouraged by their chief, Tecumseh, and by the British, became threatened by the continued U.S. advance into their territory.
At the time of Harrison’s expedition, Tecumseh was away and his brother, the Prophet, led the group.
www.bartleby.com /69/17/T04217.html   (168 words)

  
 Where is the Tippecanoe River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The river has been designated by The Nature Conservancy as a high priority for conservation due to its biodiversity and excellent aquatic habitat.
The river supports uncommon fish and mussels, including a healthy population of the federally endangered clubshell mussel (Pleurobema clava).
Fish, mussels and aquatic insect populations were collected by a standardized technique at seven sites in Kosciusko, Fulton, and Pulaski Counties in the summer of 2003 and 2004.
mem.tcon.net /5012/0614/tippy.html   (168 words)

  
 A Day in the Life of Tippecanoe County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tippecanoe County's medical professionals, with backing from community block grants, donations and numerous other sources, opened a Community Health Clinic in 900 square feet in a building on St. Elizabeth Hospital property at 1118 N. 15th St. The clinic began providing primary and prenatal health care to qualifying low-income families.
Tippecanoe Circuit Court Judge Ron Melichar sentenced Joseph Trueblood, 33, to death for the murders of his former girlfriend, Susan Bowsher, 22, and her two small children in August, 1988.
Tippecanoe County voters in referendum supported the Belt Railway and Land Improvement Company's endeavors with $100,000 to be raised by a special tax.
tcha.ecn.purdue.edu:8080 /?q=April   (9245 words)

  
 Mate Tippecanoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tippecanoe and Tyler too!" to reflect his vice presidential running mate Levi P. Morton of New York.
The Tippecanoe Club was formed in 1888 for Benjamin...
Tippecanoe is one of 13 replenishment oilers operated by the...
www.halflemon.com /catalog/mate+tippecanoe?offset=10   (285 words)

  
 Battle Of Tippecanoe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the Battle of Tippecanoe (November 7, 1811) the forces of General William Henry Harrison attacked and defeated the forces of Tecumseh at Prophets Town on the Tippecanoe River in Indiana.
Modern revisionists claim that the troops under Harrison's command murdered numerous Native American civilians, and classify these actions as war crimes.
"Tippecanoe" was used as a nickname for William Henry Harrison, referenced by the campaign slogan "Tippecanoe and Tyler too."
www.wikiverse.org /battle-of-tippecanoe   (215 words)

  
 CyberIndiana: Tippecanoe County Indiana
Tippecanoe County lies within the Tipton Till Plain physiographic region.
All of the county is within the drainage basin of the Wabash River, which crosses the county from the northeastern corner to near the center of the western boundary.
Two main tributaries, the Tippecanoe River and Wild Cat Creek, enter the Wabash River in the northeastern part of the county.
www.cyberindiana.com /counties/tipp.shtml   (176 words)

  
 Rivers, Trails & Conservation Program
River banks are mostly mud and may extend as much as 8 feet above the stream.
From rivers mouth at the East Fork of the White River to the junction of the North and South Forks of the Lost River 78.5 miles upstream
The river is an internationally known example of karst topography.
www.nps.gov /ncrc/programs/rtca/nri/states/in.html   (1252 words)

  
 Wabash River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Wabash River runs through mostly agricultural land, and canoeing the Wabash would properly be described as a rural rather than a wilderness experience.
The relatively gentle gradient of the river (averaging only 1 foot per mile throughout the section described here) and moderate year-round rainfall in the region provide for dependable easy floating with few or no rapids.
You might even consider starting your trip on the Tippecanoe River and floating the last 18 miles of that small tributary into the Wabash near the town of Lafayette, then continuing on down the Wabash.
members.aol.com /Mmcbs3/wabash.html   (612 words)

  
 Search Results for Wabash - Encyclopædia Britannica
It was settled in 1835 on land ceded to the U.S. government by the...
The three major regions of Indiana, which generally follow physiographic divisions, are: the northern region of industry and truck gardening; the fertile central plains; and the large southern...
river of central and southern Indiana, U.S. It rises in Randolph county in the east-central part of the state and flows generally westward past Muncie and Anderson for about 65 miles (105 km).
www.britannica.com /search?query=Wabash&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (432 words)

  
 NANFA May 2004 Tippecanoe River, Winmac, Indiana
The river is tannic tea, kinda like the brown water streams we visited in South Carolina at the 2004 Convention.
In my limited experience, if you can name a river where that happens on the first haul in the Midwest, I would have to say you were talking about the Tippecanoe.
Tippecanoe and bluebreast darters were very present at our second stop, the Canoe Access in Paulaski.
www.farmertodd.com /nanfa/050104Tippecanoe   (3148 words)

  
 Tippecanoe River -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tippecanoe River -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
It then enters (additional info and facts about White County) White County, where dams form Lake Freeman and Lake Shafer.
The river exits Lake Freeman from the south and flows through the west part of (additional info and facts about Carroll County) Carroll County into (additional info and facts about Tippecanoe County) Tippecanoe County, where it joins the Wabash River.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ti/tippecanoe_river.htm   (125 words)

  
 The War of 1812
In 1808, the brothers' disciples began to settle at Prophet's Town on the Tippecanoe River.
Meanwhile, William Henry Harrison, the governor of Indiana Territory, was intent on clearing First Nations people out of the Old Northwest to make way for American settlers.
In November 1811, while Tecumseh was in the southern U.S. enlisting support for his confederacy, Harrison moved up the Wabash River towards Prophet's Town with 1000 men.
www.galafilm.com /1812/e/events/tippecanoe.html   (417 words)

  
 Tippecanoe River State Park - Indiana Birding Guide
The Tippecanoe River Nature Preserve consists of a river oxbow surrounded by bottomland vegetation.
This area is frequented in migration by thrushes and American Redstarts, the latter of which may stay to nest.
The oxbow and river areas encourage the nesting of Prothonotary Warblers and American Redstarts.
www.indianaaudubon.org /guide/sites/tippesp.htm   (1057 words)

  
 NIPSCO Hydro Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NIPSCO owns and operates two small hydroelectric dams on the Tippecanoe River in White and Carroll counties in Indiana.
The Norway Hydroelectric Dam, a run-of-river dam, is located on the Tippecanoe River in White County, Indiana.
The Oakdale Hydroelectric Dam, also a run-of-river dam, is located on the Tippecanoe River in Carroll County, Indiana.
www.nipsco.nisource.com /hydros/background.html   (366 words)

  
 Some Indian History Part 2
Near Checose's Winona Lake village, there is an "ancient Indian burial ground" where Winona Lake is joined to the Tippecanoe River by Eagle-Walnut Creek, on the shores of the creek approximately one-half mile from the river, according to Gaddis and Huffman.
According to the "Indians of the State of Indiana" map, Checkawkose's settlement was located on the south side of the Tippecanoe River, approximately in Harrison Township, on the Kosciusko-Marshall County border.
Nineteen of these sections were in Tippecanoe and Turkey Creek townships of this county including lands around the approximate eastern one-half of Lake Wawasee.
yesteryear.clunette.com /indians2.html   (2324 words)

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