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

Indiana Territory Boundary Line

 
 
Side One - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
1. Side One - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.  

Side One

Northwest Territory formed 1787; Indiana Territory formed 1800. Admission of Ohio 1803 and formation of Michigan Territory 1805 established Indiana Territory's northern boundary at southern tip of Lake Michigan. When Indiana became state in 1816, Congress moved boundary ten miles north giving Indiana part of Lake Michigan.

Side Two

[Map of territorial boundary line at top of marker with following text under it]:

Northern boundary of Indiana Territory established at southern tip of Lake Michigan when Michigan Territory formed in 1805.
 
Erected 1999 by Indiana Historical Bureau, The Hinton Family, and LaPorte County Historical Society, Inc. (Marker Number 46.1999.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 41° 36.997′ N, 86° 43.96′ W. Marker is in LaPorte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is on Pine Lake Avenue
Side Two - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
2. Side Two - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker
north of Weller / Truesdell Ave., on the right when traveling north. Located in front of "KFC" with the use of their parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 Pine lake Avenue, La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Forest Planting (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte World War II Memorial (1991) (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte Korean War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte World War II Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte Viet Nam Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); La Porte County Afghanistan–Iraq–Kuwait Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Looking North - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
3. Looking North - - Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker
Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker & "KFC" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
4. Indiana Territory Boundary Line Marker & "KFC"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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