Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Wabash & Erie Canal
Erected by City of Fort Wayne and Superior Essex.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Wabash & Erie Canal series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1853.
Location. 41° 5.149′ N, 85° 8.285′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is one of a series that ring the Great Meadow in Headwaters Park. This marker is just west of the Little Turtle sculpture. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 333 S Clinton Street, Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little Turtle (a few steps from this marker); Earliest Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Duck Creek: Early Industry and Business Development (within shouting distance of this marker); Miami Legend of the Sandhill Crane (within shouting distance of this marker); League ParkEmerine Jane Holman Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fur Traders and the Military at Fort Wayne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shanty Town And The Great Depression (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,536 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on May 3, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.