1825 – Council Held at Fort Crawford

On this date a of Native Americans and white settlers began at . For days prior to the event, canoe-loads of attendees converged from all directions and included members of the Sioux, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Iowa, Sauk, and Fox tribes. The purpose of this gathering was to promote peace among the tribes and to establish boundaries for their territorial claims. [Source: by Alice Smith, p. 122]