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Near Holton in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michigan Road

 
 
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By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
1. Michigan Road Marker
Inscription. Extending from Michigan City to the Ohio River at Madison. Begun by the state in 1832 with funds obtained from sale of land granted by the Potawatomi Indians. Opened northern part of state to settlers.
 
Erected 1949 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 69.1949.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 4.502′ N, 85° 20.918′ W. Marker is near Holton, Indiana, in Ripley County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Michigan Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 50. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holton IN 47023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. O'Brien Corner (a few steps from this marker); Ohio and Mississippi Railroad (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Fugitive Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Abolitionists (approx. 5.1 miles away); Johnson Watts (approx. 5.1 miles away); John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor (approx. 5.2 miles away); John Andrews, Master Craftsman (approx. 5.2 miles away); Ripley County Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
2. Michigan Road Marker
At southeast corner of intersection of US 50 and Michigan Road
 Michigan Road - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 27, 2014.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Michigan Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
3. Michigan Road
Michigan Road on the left heading north
Michigan Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
4. Michigan Road
Michigan Road heading south
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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