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Grabill in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Grabill, Indiana

Platted February 15, 1902

 
 
Grabill, Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 11, 2021
1. Grabill, Indiana Marker
Inscription.  Originally in twenty three lots at a site selected by the Wabash Railway for a depot to serve a rich agricultural area. The first steam train arrived over the newly completed Fort Wayne-Toledo right of way on January 1, 1902. A post office was established August 8. 1902, Joseph A. Grabill, Postmaster, in whose honor the town was named.
 
Erected by Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1902.
 
Location. 41° 12.632′ N, 84° 58.08′ W. Marker is in Grabill, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on 1st Street just east of West Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13717 1st St, Grabill IN 46741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 75 mm Field Gun M1897 on M2 Carriage (approx. 2˝ miles away); Harlan Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Harlan, Indiana
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Maysville Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Spencerville Covered Bridge (approx. 5.6 miles away); Imagine the Untold Stories (approx. 5.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Grabill, Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 11, 2021
2. Grabill, Indiana Marker
Grabill, Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 11, 2021
3. Grabill, Indiana Marker
Grabill Town Hall Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, October 11, 2021
4. Grabill Town Hall Sign
Sign for the Town Hall where the marker is located.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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