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Napoleon in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Berry's Trace

 
 
Berry's Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Berry's Trace Marker
Inscription. This trail was cut about 1808, by John Berry (1777-1835). It began at Napoleon, ran west to Flat Rock and Blue Rivers, and thence northward into central Indiana. The Trace branched off the Brownstown-Brookville Road.
 
Erected 1972 by Society of Indiana Pioneers. (Marker Number 69.1972.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 12.364′ N, 85° 19.83′ W. Marker is in Napoleon, Indiana, in Ripley County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Street (U.S. 421) and Wilson Street, on the left when traveling south on Madison Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Napoleon IN 47034, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbara Fox, Pioneer Lady Inventor (here, next to this marker); The Fugitive Trail (approx. 5.5 miles away); Abolitionists (approx. 5.5 miles away); John Andrews, Master Craftsman (approx. 5.6 miles away); James Harrison Cravens (approx. 5.6 miles away); Ohio and Mississippi Railroad (approx. 5.7 miles away); Union Flat Rock Cemetery Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Union Church (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
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Obverse View - - Berry's Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Berry's Trace Marker
Wide View - - Berry's Trace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Wide View - - Berry's Trace Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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