Established 1889 – A historical, educational, and patriotic “lineage” society comprised of male descendants of patriots who supported the cause of American Independence 1774-1783.

Upcoming Events

Apr
3
Sat
all-day Spring House of Delegates
Spring House of Delegates
Apr 3 all-day
Hold the date – Details to Follow Tentative Location – Indianapolis
Nov
6
Sat
14:00 Augustin de la Balme Commemoration @ de laBalme Memorial Site
Augustin de la Balme Commemoration @ de laBalme Memorial Site
Nov 6 @ 14:00 – 15:00
The annual Commemoration of the American Revolution Event will take place in Union Township of Whitley County.  The battle was between Colonel Augustin de laBalme; his men and Chief Little Turtle and the Miami Indians.  It took place on or about November 5, 1780. The 240th anniversary of this event will be commemorated on Saturday,[...]

Indiana During the American Revolution

Ball State University, through their Immersive Learning Project, in partnership with The Indiana Society, has created dramatic video presentations about three Indiana Territory settlers (Squire Boone, George Mason and Francois Busseron) and their contributions to the American Revolution.

The primary waterway between Lake Erie and the Mississippi River is through what has been called the “Glorious Gate.” The Maumee-Wabash sluiceway connected the most direct waterways from Quebec and Montreal to French settlements in the lower Wabash, Illinois and Mississippi areas. This route opened up new areas, rich in game, and being further south the route was more temperate than the four or five portages farther north in Canada and Wisconsin. Except for a nine mile portage at present day Fort Wayne, travelers, explorers, trappers, tradesmen and armies could traverse the entire distance by water. The portage was a “toll road” defended by the Miami Indians. …READ MORE