What did the future President William Henry Harrison have to do with the Battle of Tippecanoe?
Come find out at the National Archives on Wednesday, May 16, at noon when we present “The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier.”
Author Adam Jortner discusses the largely forgotten account of the conflict that arose between the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa, his brother Tecumseh, and William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory in 1811. A book signing will follow the program.
[Image: William Henry Harrison. Copy of painting, ca. 1900 – 1982, ARC 530961]