Vigo County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||171 m (561 ft)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||444612|
Located on the Wabash River, Tecumseh was once known as Durkee's Ferry. In 1890 it was merely a post-office with five or six houses. Durkee's Ferry was once one of the main crossing points on the Wabash River.
A post office was established at Tecumseh in 1882, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1907.
Tecumseh is located atat an elevation of 561 feet.
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- "Tecumseh, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
- Bradsby, H.C. (1891). History of Vigo County, Indiana, with Biographical Selections. Chicago: S. B. Nelson & Co. p. 480.
- Oakey, Charles Cochran (1908). Great Terre Haute and Vigo County. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. p. 130.
- "Vigo County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
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