CPN Legislator Jon Boursaw spearheaded efforts to create an exhibit, which features three interpretive signs. It stands at the entrance to Skyline Park at Burnett’s Mound, the site of Topeka’s highest point.
A cabin built by South Bend’s first European settler, Pierre Navarre, sits in northern Indian. As a fur trader and American Fur Company agent, Navarre built relationships with the Potawatomi and married Kis-naw-kwe, the daughter of a Potawatomi headman.
Just off the north edge of the FireLake Golf Course’s driving range, near the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center, sits a log cabin that looks as if it has appeared straight out of an old Western movie. Built in 1881,outside of what was then called Shawneetown, the cabin was first owned by store owner Read More »