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Near Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Markle Mill Site

 
 
Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
1. Markle Mill Site Marker
Inscription.  Abraham Markle (1770-1826) had gristmill and dam built here 1817. Mill had an early horizontal water wheel in a splatter box located within the stone foundation of the structure. Wooden part of mill destroyed by fire 1938. Markle was one of founders of Terre Haute Land Company. Also ran nearby general store, sawmill, and distillery.
 
Erected 2001 by Indiana Historical Bureau & Leadership Terre Haute. (Marker Number 84.2001.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 39° 31.67′ N, 87° 20.797′ W. Marker is near Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of East Park Avenue and Mill Dam Road, on the right when traveling east on East Park Avenue. Small parking area on Mill Dam Road. Picnic table, take a lunch. Small children are not suggested due to degree of danger of falls. Touch for map.
North View - - Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
2. North View - - Markle Mill Site Marker
Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 2.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Highland Lawn Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 3.7 miles away); Twelve Points (approx. 3.7 miles away); 1812 - - Fort Harrison - - 1912 (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
South View - - Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
3. South View - - Markle Mill Site Marker
North Wide View - - Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
4. North Wide View - - Markle Mill Site Marker
To Benches - - Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
5. To Benches - - Markle Mill Site Marker
Closer to Falls - - Markle Mill Site image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
6. Closer to Falls - - Markle Mill Site
Other View - - Markle Mill Site image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
7. Other View - - Markle Mill Site
Full View - - Markle Mill Site image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
8. Full View - - Markle Mill Site
Bench View - - Markle Mill Site image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
9. Bench View - - Markle Mill Site
North/East View - - Markle Mill Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
10. North/East View - - Markle Mill Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on June 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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