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

Old Sac Trail

 
 
Old Sac Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
1. Old Sac Trail Marker
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Inscription.  Trod first by the Indians. Later by the explorers. And in early days the pathway of important military expeditions.
 
Erected 1916 by William Henry Harrison Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 41° 28.076′ N, 87° 3.776′ W. Marker is in Valparaiso, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is on Lincolnway west of Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling west. Located at the South/East corner of the Valparaiso City Building in Valparaiso, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 166 Lincolnway, Valparaiso IN 46383, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway (here, next to this marker); The story of Orville Redenbacher and Charlie Bowman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter County (Indiana) Veterans (about 600 feet away); Site of the First School House in Valparaiso 1837
Old Sac Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lou Donkle
2. Old Sac Trail Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); David P. Nondorf (approx. Ό mile away); Kirchhoff Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Tassinong (approx. 8.4 miles away); President Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Train (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valparaiso.
 
Wide View - - Old Sac Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
3. Wide View - - Old Sac Trail Marker
Wide View - - Old Sac Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
4. Wide View - - Old Sac Trail Marker
Looking North West - - Old Sac Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
5. Looking North West - - Old Sac Trail Marker
South Side - - Valparaiso City Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 12, 2011
6. South Side - - Valparaiso City Building
Old Sac Trail and Lincoln Highway Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lou Donkle
7. Old Sac Trail and Lincoln Highway Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   2. submitted on June 14, 2022, by Lou Donkle of Valparaiso, Indiana.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 13, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   7. submitted on June 14, 2022, by Lou Donkle of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 7, 2023