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

The Hillsdale Steps

 
 
The Hillsdale Steps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
1. The Hillsdale Steps Marker
Inscription. Hillsdale platted 1872. Railroads were instrumental in town's development. Businesses located near depot at base of hill; residential areas were built on side and top of hill. Concrete steps were constructed 1903 by John H. Self to facilitate access to town areas. These "stone" steps provide a scenic connection with the community's past.
 
Erected 1997 by Indiana Historical Bureau & Friends and Residents of Hillsdale. (Marker Number 83.1997.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 46.831′ N, 87° 23.235′ W. Marker is in Hillsdale, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker is at the intersection of South Second Street and Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling south on South Second Street. Click for map. The Town of Hillsdale is tucked away, covering the hill top and the valley. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsdale IN 47854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); Montezuma Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Oakland Cemetery
The Hillsdale Steps and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
2. The Hillsdale Steps and Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (approx. 2 miles away); Armiesburg (approx. 2.3 miles away); Replica of Ernie Pyle Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hixon Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); 10 O'Clock Line (approx. 5.8 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,333 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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