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Tippecanoe Lake, Indiana - Wood Laser Cut Map

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This is a beautifully detailed, laser engraved and precision cut topographical Map of Tippecanoe Lake in Leesburg, Kosciusko Counties, Indiana with the following interesting stats carved into it:

  • Surface Area: 880 Acres
  • Avg. Depth: 37 Feet
  • Max. Depth: 123 Feet
  • Part of the Barbee Lakes Chain, known locally as “Lake Tippy”

Interesting factoid: The name Tippecanoe doesn't have anything to do with canoes or canoeing, however. Instead, it is a Native American word with a long history of variations from French speakers and Europeans who referred to it on their early maps and documents. The origin comes from the Miami Indian word for what we now call carp, which they called "buffalo fish". It would appear that "kiteepihkwanwa" (many variations exist) morphed into "quitepicannae" by a French-speaking U.S. emissary and then "Lac Tipicaneau". That is the short version, but it eventually ended up on maps as either Tippecanoe Lake or Lake Tippecanoe. (Not all of this information made it onto the map, we just love to read up on the lakes we design).

 

This map can be personalized (at no additional charge) with up to two lines of engraving. Leave notes during checkout and we will email a graphic proof to you for approval prior to production. Example:

The Smith Family Lake House
  Est. 2018

 


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