Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This Barr And Columbia Street Intersection
Barnett-Hanna Trading Post 1819
First Post Office 1820
Suttenfield Tavern 1823
Ewing Tavern (Washington Hall) 1823
Where Allen County was organized and Fort Wayne made county seat.
Hedekin House Hotel of canal days
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
Location. 41° 4.902′ N, 85° 8.224′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on E. Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Barr And Columbia (here, next to this marker); The Wabash And Erie Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nickel Plate Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bicentennial Heritage Trail (about 400 feet away, Major General Anthony Wayne (about 400 feet away); Journal Gazette Building (about 600 feet away); Pirogue Landing (about 600 feet away); The Old City Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.