La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Civil War Camps
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 46.1962.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
Location. 41° 36.016′ N, 86° 44.311′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 2 and Colfax Avenue, on the right when traveling west on State Road 2. Located in front of the NIPSCO - LaPorte District Office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop (approx. one mile away); The Rumely Companies (approx. one mile away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. one mile away); LaPorte's Carnegie Library Indian Boundary Line (approx. 1.1 miles away); LaPorte County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War Memorial Tree LaPorte County (Indiana) (approx. 1.2 miles away); Indiana Territory Boundary Line (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Also see . . . Civil War Camps in LaPorte::. Courtesy:: "whatsnewlaporte.com" is an excellent article about the 'Civil War' by the LaPorte County Historian (Fern Eddy Schultz) - - Plus some photos. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 829 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.