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

Highland Park

 
 
Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
1. Highland Park Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Neighborhood in late-Victorian "landscape garden suburb" style, designed by Cincinnati firm, Earnshaw and Punshon. Platted 1891, 1893. Houses are of a wide variety of architectural styles. Important for this suburban development was 1892 spur on existing 1888 electric streetcar system. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1996.
 
Erected 1997 by Indiana Historical Bureau, and Highland Park Neighborhood Association. (Marker Number 79.1997.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 24.435′ N, 86° 53.278′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Miami Avenue west of Pontiac Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highland Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Tippecanoe - - - 1861 - 1865 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ninth Street Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Obverse View - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
2. Obverse View - - Highland Park Marker
The Ellsworth Historic District (approx. half a mile away); The Red Crown Mini-Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Forty - Niners (approx. 0.8 miles away); Earl & Hatcher Block (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Also see . . .  Tour of "Highland Park" ::. Courtesy:: "Tour de Lafayette" a fine video tour of "Highland Park" and some of its homes. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Wide View - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
3. Wide View - - Highland Park Marker
Looking South / East - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
4. Looking South / East - - Highland Park Marker
Looking North - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
5. Looking North - - Highland Park Marker
Looking West - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
6. Looking West - - Highland Park Marker
Marker can be seen at the lower left.
Shady Place to Rest image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
7. Shady Place to Rest
Bench and the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
8. Bench and the Marker
Long View West - - Highland Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
9. Long View West - - Highland Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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