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Porter in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dunes Hi-Way

Shortest Route from the Atlantic to the Pacific

 
 
Dunes Hi-Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, January 19, 2008
1. Dunes Hi-Way Marker
Inscription. Opened to traffic by the Dunes Highway Association, November 14, 1923.

A.S. Hess, President
W.E. Jewell, Vice President
O.B. Johnson, 2nd Vice President
Z.B. Campbell, Treasurer
W.K. Greenebaum, Secretary
 
Location. 41° 38.582′ N, 87° 3.84′ W. Marker is in Porter, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 12 and State Road 49 on U.S. 12. Click for map. The marker is located on the US 12 side of the triangle formed at the on-ramp to State Road 49. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterton IN 46304, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Brigade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Le Petit Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cowles Bog (approx. 1.3 miles away); The J.D. Marshall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edwin Way Teale (approx. 2.7 miles away); Century of Progress Homes (approx. 4.3 miles away); Recipe for a Sand Dune (approx. 4.6 miles away); Whose Home Is It? (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Porter.
 
Categories. Notable EventsRoads & Vehicles
 
Dunes Hi-Way Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 4, 2008
2. Dunes Hi-Way Marker
Intersection of US 12 (Dunes Hiway) and SR 49 image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 3, 2008
3. Intersection of US 12 (Dunes Hiway) and SR 49
Dunes Highway east bound approach towards SR 49 image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 4, 2008
4. Dunes Highway east bound approach towards SR 49
Historic Right-of-Way markers image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 4, 2008
5. Historic Right-of-Way markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by Ian Histor of Calumet City, Illinois. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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