Welcome to Indiana Territory

When I try to imagine traveling to Indiana Territory [1], the first thing I see is one of those big signs we have today at state lines: Welcome to Indiana Territory.

Of course, there were no signs. No advertisements “Come live in Indiana Territory.” No real estate agents (at least not in today’s sense of the word) offering to make all your dreams come true.

There was word of mouth. And the promise of land.

Oh! And Danger… Lots and lots of danger.

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