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Near Tippecanoe in Marshall County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sanford C. Cox River Ford

 
 
Sanford C. Cox River Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
1. Sanford C. Cox River Ford Marker
Inscription.  Where you are now standing is an historic river ford on the Goshen - Logansport trail, a vital link between early population centers in 19th century Indiana. This scene depicts Sanford C. Cox account of he and his companion crossing the river on the tenth of January, 1834. Both broke through the icy river and were refused refuge in Benack's cabin to warm themselves.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1834.
 
Location. 41° 13.817′ N, 86° 6.293′ W. Marker is near Tippecanoe, Indiana, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 17th Road, 0.3 miles east of State Road 331. Marker is located in Potawatomi Wildlife Park at the end of 17th Road east of SR 331. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16998 State Route 331, Bourbon IN 46504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benack's Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Parks IOOF Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Bourbon Boys (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Lincoln Highway
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(approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named The Lincoln Highway (approx. 4˝ miles away); Old Town Pump (approx. 4.6 miles away); Early Bourbon Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lawrence D. Bell (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Sanford C. Cox River Ford Marker (Close-Up) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
2. Sanford C. Cox River Ford Marker (Close-Up)
Sanford C. Cox Ford Across Tippecanoe River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
3. Sanford C. Cox Ford Across Tippecanoe River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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