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  • This wooded 79 acre tract near Peru in Miami County was the last Indian land in Indiana until this morning when it was sold to the white man. The land, owned by the family of the late Chief Swimming Turtle, Oliver Godfroy, may have been the last piece of land east of the Mississippi River that hadn't left Indian ownership. One acre of the land will be retained by the family. Ap Wirephoto th/30930/mbr/th. 1979. To go with Oliver Godfroy Story S... more
    This wooded 79 acre tract near Peru in Miami County was the last Indian land in Indiana until this morning when it was sold to the white man. The land, owned by the family of the late Chief Swimming Turtle, Oliver Godfroy, may have been the last piece of land east of the Mississippi River that hadn't left Indian ownership. One acre of the land will be retained by the family. Ap Wirephoto th/30930/mbr/th. 1979. To go with Oliver Godfroy Story Slugged indian. less