Tippecanoe: More Than a Slogan / by Dave Hileman

Of course, most folks don't know it was a presidential campaign slogan for William Henry Harrison who was the Governor or the Indiana Territory and whose forces defeated Shawnee leader Tecumseh in the battle of Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811. While it was not because of any great leadership by Harrison the threat from Tecumseh never regained strength after this battle and WHH was able to use the slogan, Tippecanoe and Tyler Too, into a winning theme for the presidency in the 1840 election. 

Today this is a very quiet and out-of-the-way spot in Indiana. At present it is a National Historic Landmark and does not rise to the list of 413 NPS sites so we will just leave it here in the more eclectic portion of the web site. There are more than 2500 NHL so that list will be another lifetime of shooting. Although, maybe...

 Entrance Gate to the battlefield

Entrance Gate to the battlefield

 Monument

Monument