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Near Holton in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michigan Road

 
 
Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
1. Michigan Road Marker
Inscription.  Extending from Michigan City to the Ohio River at Madison. Begun by the state in 1832 with funds obtained from sale of land granted by the Potawatomi Indians. Opened northern part of state to settlers.
 
Erected 1949 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 69.1949.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 39° 4.502′ N, 85° 20.918′ W. Marker is near Holton, Indiana, in Ripley County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Michigan Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holton IN 47023, 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. O'Brien Corner (a few steps from this marker); The Bilby Tower (approx. 4.3 miles away); Bilby Steel Tower (approx. 4.6 miles away); Willson House (approx. 4.7 miles
Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
2. Michigan Road Marker
At southeast corner of intersection of US 50 and Michigan Road
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away); Ohio and Mississippi Railroad (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Fugitive Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Abolitionists (approx. 5.1 miles away); Johnson Watts (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Michigan Road - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 27, 2014.)
 
Michigan Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
3. Michigan Road
Michigan Road on the left heading north
Michigan Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
4. Michigan Road
Michigan Road heading south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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May. 25, 2022