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Near Kentland in Newton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

State Line Survey

 
 
State Line Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
1. State Line Survey Marker
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Inscription. In 1821 the Indiana-Illinois state line was surveyed by General John Tipton for Indiana and Samuel McClintoc for Illinois. They ran the line and marked each mile of it from Vincennes to Lake Michigan.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 56.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 40° 46.22′ N, 87° 31.526′ W. Marker was near Kentland, Indiana, in Newton County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of U.S. 24 and County Road 800W. Click for map. The crossroad is at the Illinois-Indiana state boundary line and is known as County Road 800W in Indiana and County Road 3200E in Illinois. Marker was in this post office area: Kentland IN 47951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Concord Township (approx. 4.9 miles away in Illinois); The Village of Iroquois Calaboose (approx. 4.9 miles away in Illinois); Gurdon S. Hubbard Trading Post
Illinois - Indiana State Boundary image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
2. Illinois - Indiana State Boundary
(approx. 5.2 miles away in Illinois); New Purchase Boundary (approx. 13.1 miles away); Milford Illinois War Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away in Illinois); Rodney F. Reeves 1958 - 1981 (approx. 13.4 miles away in Illinois); Origin of Milford (Illinois) (approx. 13.4 miles away in Illinois).
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Approximate Location of State Line Survey Marker (Missing) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
3. Approximate Location of State Line Survey Marker (Missing)
Effner Railroad Depot near State Line Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
4. Effner Railroad Depot near State Line Survey Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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