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Near Culver in Marshall County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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Second Principal Meridian

 
 
Second Principal Meridian Marker image. Click for full size.
Indiana Historical Bureau
1. Second Principal Meridian Marker
Inscription.  This marker is on the corner of Starke, Marshall, Pulaski and Fulton counties and on the Second Principal Meridian. This Meridian is the line from which all east-west land descriptions and measurements are made.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 50.1966.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 41° 10.288′ N, 86° 28.023′ W. Marker was near Culver, Indiana, in Marshall County. Marker could be reached from County Line Rd, 0.4 miles west of N County Road 1125W (Fulton Co.). County Line Road is also known as County Road 800N in Pulaski County and E County Road 900S in Starke County. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Culver IN 46511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Indiana's Fire Towers (approx. 7.6 miles
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away); Potawatomi Indian Village (approx. 10.2 miles away); Chief Menominee (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Teacher (approx. 10.9 miles away); U.S. Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 11 miles away); Pulaski County Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 11 miles away); "Panhandle" Freight House (approx. 11 miles away); Plymouth Firemans Memorial (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau website notes that the marker has been missing since May 22, 2007. The support post for the marker can still be seen at the marker location.
 
Also see . . .  Second Principal Meridian - Wikipedia Entry. Short description and web links on the Second Principal Meridian. (Submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Support Post of Missing Second Principal Meridian Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
2. Support Post of Missing Second Principal Meridian Marker
Section Corner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
3. Section Corner
Point where Marshall, Fulton, Pulaski, and Starke counties converge
Looking North Along the Second Principal Meridian image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 29, 2013
4. Looking North Along the Second Principal Meridian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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