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Larwill in Whitley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Larwill Indiana

 
 
Larwill Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 11, 2013
1. Larwill Indiana Marker
Inscription. Larwill, formerly Huntsville, was laid out on November 13 1854 along the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. It was located at the corners of four farms - Henry McLallen, Sr. Jesse S. Perrin, Thomas J. Hammontree, and Truman Hunt. Huntsville was changed to Larwill on March 8, 1866 in honor of William and Joseph Larwill, who were resident engineers in charge of the construction of the railroad from Columbia City to Warsaw.
 
Erected 1964 by Larwill Town Board.
 
Location. 41° 10.794′ N, 85° 37.538′ W. Marker is in Larwill, Indiana, in Whitley County. Marker is on Center Street (Indiana Route 5) north of North Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Larwill IN 46764, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington / Union Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Thomas Estlick, Jr., (approx. 6 miles away); South Whitley Grist Mill (approx. 6.6 miles away); South Whitley (approx. 6.6 miles away); F-84 Thunder Streak (approx. 6.7 miles away);
Larwill Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 11, 2013
2. Larwill Indiana Marker
View from across Center Street (State Route 5)
First School in Whitley County (approx. 6.7 miles away); Etna Township now a part of Etna - Troy (approx. 7.1 miles away); Marshall, McNagny & Clugston (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Whitley County Historical Museum. (Submitted on August 2, 2013.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Larwill Indiana Marker next to Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 11, 2013
3. Larwill Indiana Marker next to Town Hall
View to south along Center Street (State Route 5)
Larwill Indiana Marker prior to its Repainting image. Click for full size.
Whitley County Historical Museum, September 17, 2011
4. Larwill Indiana Marker prior to its Repainting
 
 
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