history coming soon to this site.
In brief: The area is a known historical dwelling
for Native Americans and many artifacts have been found in the area
including arrowheads, stone tools, milling stones, and other common
Workers draining Mountain Pond during a drought in
1911 noticed an unusual-looking log protruding from the bottom.
Excavation uncovered a fully-intact
- one of the best and oldest specimens yet to be
found in this region (pictured at left in a Bethel Beacon cover
The potential archaeological significance of Terre
Haute is yet another reason for its preservation.