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Roanoke in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4

 
 
Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 14, 2012
1. Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4 Marker
Inscription. First lock west of summit level of Wabash and Erie Canal (connected Lake Erie with Ohio River in 1853). Known as Dickey Lock. Built as Lock 1, 1834-1835, of wood construction; renumbered Lock 4 as result of canal completion to Ohio line (1840). Remnants of arch culvert nearby. Canal important to founding of Roanoke.
 
Erected 1997 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Roanoke Area Heritage Center, Inc. (Marker Number 35.1997.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the Wabash & Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 40° 57.705′ N, 85° 22.271′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker is at the intersection of E. First St and US 24 on E. First St. Click for map. Marker is located next to the PNC Bank parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 E. First St, Roanoke IN 46783, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiilhsoohkwa (Kilsoquah) (approx. mile away); John R. Kissinger (approx. 7.3 miles away); General James R. Slack (approx. 8.3 miles away); Huntington High School
The remnant of the arch culvert is located in the drainage behind the marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 14, 2012
2. The remnant of the arch culvert is located in the drainage behind the marker
(approx. 8.3 miles away); Burk's Lock (approx. 8.4 miles away); Rock House (approx. 8.4 miles away); James Danforth Quayle (approx. 8.5 miles away); In Memory of the Huntington County Boys who lost their lives in the Great War. (approx. 8.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wabash and Erie Canal - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on December 12, 2013.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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