Near Burnettsville in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Burnett's Creek Arch
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Wabash & Erie Canal series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 40° 42.132′ N, 86° 34.163′ W. Marker is near Burnettsville, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is on West Towpath Road west of Road N 200 W, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denver IN 46926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (approx. 1˝ miles away); Indiana Normal (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mentzer Tavern (approx. 5.9 miles away); Carrollton on the Wabash (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Carrollton Bridge (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 5.9 miles away); Camden / Jackson Township (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Trail of Death (approx. 7.8 miles away).
More about this marker. We have traveled many miles in a number of states for the documentation of all kinds of Historical Sites including the travels of other towpaths. But, the "Towpath Road" from Logansport to Delphi, Indiana is the most rustic of our travels.
If you wish to 'take in' the experience of "Canal Day" travels, take a picnic lunch (or there are good restaurants in Logansport and Delphi) and travel this "Canal Route" between Loansport and Delphi. The people you meet are friendly and helpful..! Wear a pair of walking shoes and cloths. The journey is well worth the time to relax.!!!
Also see . . .
1. "Wabash & Erie Canal Park" - Delphi, Indiana::(Submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "The men who dug the Canal" ::. A light and lively song with many old photos of canal builders in the process of digging a canal. (Submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. "Angel of the Canal" ::. Many fell ill digging canals. In frontier days there were few doctors and medicine was scarce. In the Brecksville, Ohio area Mrs. Johnson became known as the "Angel of the Canal" for her care of the ill. (Submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,251 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 9, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.