Laurel in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Whetzel Trace (1818-1823)
Erected 1965 by Society of Indiana Pioneers. (Marker Number 24.1965.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 29.943′ N, 85° 11.442′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Toner Street (Indiana Route 121) and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Toner Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel IN 47024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brigadier General CSA Francis Asbury Shoup (approx. half a mile away); Ben Franklin III (approx. 4.6 miles away); Metamora Grist Mill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Canal Front Dry Goods Store (approx. 4.7 miles away); Jenks and Martindale Grocery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Metamora Masonic Lodge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Van Camp's Store (approx. 4.7 miles away); Martindale Hotel (approx. 4.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau in 2010 prepared a preliminary report on the marker regarding its accuracy and relevance. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
2. History of Whetzel's Trace. From the Evergreen Photo website. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 55 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.