Mongo's "Olde Store"
|Elevation||902 ft (275 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||439324|
Mongo was originally called Mongoquinong, and under the latter name was laid out in 1840. Mongoquinong was later shortened to Mongo. Although An Illustrated Historical Atlas of LaGrange County, Indiana (1874) translates the native name as "Big Squaw Village", it is thought to be a corruption of the Miami-Illinois maankwahkionka, meaning "In the Loon Land".
Mongo is located at National Register of Historic Places.. Mongo is the site of "The Olde Store" (aka "John O'Ferrell Store" or the "Mongo Trading Post"), on the
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- Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 203.
- McCafferty, Michael. Native American Place Names of Indiana. Champaign: U of Illinois P, 16. ISBN 978-0-252-03268-4.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
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