Near North Vernon in Jennings County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Opened 1921 as Indiana's fourth state park for its natural beauty and recreation potential. Named Vinegar Mills State Park after stone-cutting mill in park. Renamed Muscatatuck State Park 1922. Stone shelters and stairways, fire tower, trails, and retaining walls were built by Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps 1930s.
Erected 1999 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Jennings County Parks and Recreation Department. (Marker Number 40.1999.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 38° 59.413′ N, 85° 37.015′ W. Marker is near North Vernon, Indiana, in Jennings Click for map. Located between Vernon and North Vernon on State Road number 7. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 N State Hwy 7, North Vernon IN 47265, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vernon Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Survey Markers Set (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jonathan Jennings (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jennings County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Morgan is Forced to Turn Back, (approx. one mile away); Kellar Grist Mill (approx. 6.1 miles away); Hannah Milhous Nixon (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Muscatatuck Park. (Submitted on August 12, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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