LaGrange, Tippecanoe County, Indiana facts for kids
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Tippecanoe County's location in Indiana
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LaGrange was founded in 1827 by Isaac Shelby, and was named for the Marquis de Lafayette's ancestral home in France. The community was laid out with eight streets and a hotel. The decline of riverboat trade and the decision to build the Wabash Railroad on the other side of the Wabash River led to the town's extinction.
A post office was established at LaGrange in 1828, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1835.
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