Monthly Archives: November 2013

History of Putnam County Indiana

Land that comprises Putnam County was purchased from Delaware, Potawatomi, Miami, and Eel River Indians through the treaties of 1809 and 1818.  In 1820 the land was surveyed and put up for sale.  As the population started to increase steps were taken to form a local government.  In December of 1821, the General Assembly approved […]

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