Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Maumee - Wabash Portage
Erected by Allen County - Fort Wayne Historical Society.
Location. 41° 4.462′ N, 85° 10.795′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on Lindenwood Avenue 0 miles north of West Jefferson Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Allen 1861-64 (approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. 1.2 miles away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Miamis (approx. 1.6 miles away); The First French Fort / The First Playground in Fort Wayne (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Wayne.
More about this marker. Years ago I attempted
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Kekionga. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Maumee-Wabash Portage: The Glorious Gate. An article about the Glorious Gate published through the Little River Wetlands Project. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Landmarks • Native Americans •
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