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Near Burnettsville in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Burnett's Creek Arch

 
 
Burnett's Creek Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
1. Burnett's Creek Arch Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Built in 1840 for Burnett's Creek to pass under Wabash and Erie Canal
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wabash & Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 40° 42.132′ N, 86° 34.163′ W. Marker is near Burnettsville, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is on West Towpath Road west of Route N 200 W, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denver IN 46926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (approx. 1.5 miles away); Indiana Normal (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mentzer Tavern (approx. 5.9 miles away); Carrollton on the Wabash (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Carrollton Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 5.9 miles away); Camden / Jackson Township (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Trail of Death (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. We have traveled many miles in a number of states for the documentation of all kinds of Historical Sites including the travels of other towpaths. But, the "Towpath Road" from Logansport to Delphi, Indiana is the most rustic of our travels.

If you wish to 'take in' the
Burnett's Creek Arch National Register Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
2. Burnett's Creek Arch National Register Marker
On the National Register it is listed as "Wabash & Erie Canal Culvert #100 and has the National Register number 02000194. The above marker reads: "Wabash & Erie Canal Burnetts Creek Arch Culvert #100 Circa 1830 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places March 10, 2002 by the United States Department of the Interior and the Carroll County Historical Society".
experience of "Canal Day" travels, take a picnic lunch (or there are good restaurants in Logansport and Delphi) and travel this "Canal Route" between Loansport and Delphi. The people you meet are friendly and helpful..! Wear a pair of walking shoes and cloths. The journey is well worth the time to relax.!!!
 
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 9, 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 9, 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" for her care of the ill. (Submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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Wide View - - Burnett's Creek Arch National Register Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
3. Wide View - - Burnett's Creek Arch National Register Marker
Burnett's Creek Arch Markers image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
4. Burnett's Creek Arch Markers
Looking West - - Burnett's Creek Arch Markers image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
5. Looking West - - Burnett's Creek Arch Markers
Looking East - - Burnett's Creek Arch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, September 6, 2010
6. Looking East - - Burnett's Creek Arch Marker
You can hear today the water yet running in Burnett's Creek under Towpath Road. The Wabash & Erie Canal would be about the middle of what we travel on today as the "Towpath Road" (as seen in the photo).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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