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Tippecanoe Battlefield Park

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Located in Battle Ground, Indiana, the park is a National Historic Landmark. On November 11, 1811 Gen. William Henry Harrison led his troops into battle against representatives of Tecumseh's Native American confederation. The Tippecanoe County Historical Association (TCHA) operates a museum in the park that tells the story of the Battle. It features a gift shop. School programs available. Call TCHA for museum operating hours and admission prices 765-567-2147 or 765-476-8411.

Features
The 104-acre park features an 85' tall marble obelisk monument to the Battle of Tippecanoe. Other amenities include a picnic shelter (capacity 40) with electricity, available for reservation, the Wah-ba-shik-a Nature Center, open 10-5 daily mid-April through early November, picnic areas, hiking trails, the Trailhead to the Wabash Heritage Trail, Burnett's Creek, the Leona Brier Educational Center (for naturalist programming), historic Chapel (capacity 80) heated and air conditioned for weddings, meetings, services. Contact the park department office at 765-463-2306 for information. The Harrisonville Cemetery, a restored pioneer cemetery is located next to the Chapel in the north end of the park.

Reservations
For picnic shelter reservations or Chapel information call the Park Department Office at 765-463-2306. You may reach the Battlefield Park Manager at 765-567-6218.

Other Contacts
Naturalist services: 765-567-2993
Wabash Heritage Trail Manager: 765-567-6218
Tippecanoe County Historical Association: 765-567-2147

Subfacilities

  1. Leona Brier Educational Center

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  2. Wah-ba-shik-a Nature Center

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