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

Land Between The Rivers

 
 
Land Between The Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
1. Land Between The Rivers Marker
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Inscription.  Surveyors’ maps of 1824 and 1846 of Tipton County marked the Indian Portage Trails through Tipton, the junction between the Indiana water ways.

[[ Maps on Left Side of Plaque ]]

To Wabash River Waters

Kokomo Trail - - - (Northwest)

Peru Trail - - - (Northeast)

Tipton - - - (Map Center)

Strawtown - - - (Southeast)

To White River Waters


 
Erected 1985 by Tipton County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
 
Location. 40° 16.909′ N, 86° 2.45′ W. Marker is in Tipton, Indiana, in Tipton County. Marker is on East Jefferson Street east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Located at the North Entrance (on the right boulder) of the Tipton County Courthouse in Tipton, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tipton IN 46072, 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
Wide View - - Land Between The Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
2. Wide View - - Land Between The Rivers Marker
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flies. General John Tipton (a few steps from this marker); Tipton County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) (approx. half a mile away); Tipton County (Indiana) World War I and II Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ryan White (1971-1990) (approx. 7.3 miles away); Roberts Settlement (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tipton.
 
Plaque - - "150 - Tipton County" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
3. Plaque - - "150 - Tipton County"
Text reads: " 1844 - - 1994
Sesquicentennial to be opened in the year 2044 "
Long View - - Land Between The Rivers Marker - - ^ image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
4. Long View - - Land Between The Rivers Marker - - ^
Marker on the boulder to the right in front of the Entrance to the Tipton County Courthouse.
Looking North - - Land Between The Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
5. Looking North - - Land Between The Rivers Marker
Tipton County Courthouse - - North Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
6. Tipton County Courthouse - - North Entrance
North / East Corner - - Tipton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, November 10, 2010
7. North / East Corner - - Tipton County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022