Ancient Iroquois Spirit Tree and Burial Mound in Allen County, Indiana

Ancient Iroquois Spirit Tree and Burial Mound in Allen County, Indiana


Iroquois burial mound located on a high bluff overlooking the Maumee River in Allen County, Indiana, east of Fort Wayne.


A slight ditch surrounds the burial mound that dates this mound from 200 B.C. - 200 A.D. as Part of the Point Peninsula Iroquois.


This "Trail Marker" or "Spirit Tree," was photographed about one hundred feet from the burial mound. A Purdue dendrologists thought the tree was at least 400 years old.