Near Delphi in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Carrollton on the Wabash
Erected 1971 by Carroll County Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wabash & Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 40° 38.964′ N, 86° 39.44′ W. Marker is near Delphi, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is on County Route N 700 W north of County Route W 675 N, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the North bank of the Wabash River - on the East side of the road. There also is a gravel ramp leading down to the Wabash River. Marker is in this post office area: Delphi IN 46923, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Carrollton Bridge (here, next to this marker); Mentzer Tavern (here, next to this marker); The Wabash & Erie Canal Trail of Death (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Cabin Home Gen. Samuel Milroy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Samuel Milroy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon (approx. 4.5 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Carroll County Indiana (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Delphi.
Also see . . .
1. "Wabash & Erie Canal Park" - Delphi, Indiana::. This organization has the greatest concentration and most of the known remains of the Wabash & Erie Canal in Indiana. The many links on this web site are very interesting and fun to work with. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "The men who dug the Canal" ::. A light and lively song with many old photos of canal builders in the process of digging a canal. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. "Angel of the Canal" ::. Many fell ill digging canals. In frontier days there were few doctors and medicine was scarce. In the Brecksville, Ohio area Mrs. Johnson became known as the "Angel of the Canal" (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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