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Near Culver in Marshall County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Second Principal Meridian
 
Second Principal Meridian Marker Photo, Click for full size
Indiana Historical Bureau
1. Second Principal Meridian Marker
 
Inscription. This marker is on the corner of Starke, Marshall, Pulaski and Fulton counties and on the Second Principal Meridian. This Meridian is the line from which all east-west land descriptions and measurements are made.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 50.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 10.288′ N, 86° 28.023′ W. Marker was near Culver, Indiana, in Marshall County. Marker could be reached from County Line Rd 0.4 miles west of N County Road 1125W (Fulton Co.). Click for map. County Line Road is also known as County Road 800N in Pulaski County and E County Road 900S in Starke County. Marker was in this post office area: Culver IN 46511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Indiana's Fire Towers (approx. 7.6 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. 9.6 miles away); Potawatomi Indian Village (approx. 10.2 miles away); Chief Menominee (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Teacher (approx. 10.9 miles away); Pulaski County (approx. 10.9 miles away); U.S. Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 11 miles away); Pulaski County Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Support Post of Missing Second Principal Meridian Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
2. Support Post of Missing Second Principal Meridian Marker
 

 
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau website notes that the marker has been missing since May 22, 2007. The support post for the marker can still be seen at the marker location.
 
Also see . . .  Second Principal Meridian - Wikipedia Entry. Short description and web links on the Second Principal Meridian. (Submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Section Corner Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
3. Section Corner
Point where Marshall, Fulton, Pulaski, and Starke counties converge
 
 
Looking North Along the Second Principal Meridian Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
4. Looking North Along the Second Principal Meridian
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 198 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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