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Orestes in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Landmark Oak

 
 
Landmark Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
1. Landmark Oak Marker
Inscription.  Since about 1670 this oak has been a landmark for a Delaware Indian Trail, for the Fort Wayne Trace, for the Village of Orestes, and for God.
 
Erected 1972 by Madison County Historical Society, Inc.
 
Location. 40° 16.204′ N, 85° 43.665′ W. Marker is in Orestes, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is on West Oak Street (County Road W1150N) just east of County Road N300W, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 West Oak Street, Orestes IN 46063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana’s First Interurban (approx. 2.9 miles away); Micajah Chamness Sr (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wendell Willkie (approx. 5.7 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 5.9 miles away); Slickville Tile Works (approx. 8.2 miles away); J.W. Patterson House (approx. 10.9 miles away); Madison County Historic Home (approx. 11.4 miles away); Historic West Eighth Street (approx. 11½ miles away).
 
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Landmark Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
2. Landmark Oak Marker
The marker, and the tree, as seen from across the street at the Village Hall.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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