Wabash in Wabash County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Electrically Lighted City
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquincentennial Commission. (Marker Number 85.1966.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 47.909′ N, 85° 49.261′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker is on Wabash Street near Hill Street. On the lawn of the Wabash County courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wabash County (Indiana) Honor Rolls (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas F. Payne / Modoc (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brush Carbon Arc Light (about 800 feet away); Paradise Spring Treaty Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); Quarters of Captain Frederick R. Kintner Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
Also see . . . Wabash - First Electrically Lighted City. (Submitted on June 30, 2007.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 29, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.