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Markle in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indian Mill Stone

 
 
Indian Mill Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
1. Indian Mill Stone Marker
Inscription.  This stone is from the first grist mill constructed by U.S. Govt.; circa 1833, for the use of the Miami Indians in this locality. It was built on Rock Creek 3/4 of a mile up stream from the Wabash River.

Presented to the Markle Area Historical Society on June 1, 1983, by Mr. And Mrs. Neil Geiger. Mr. Geiger’s family has owned the land since 1864.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative Americans.
 
Location. 40° 49.379′ N, 85° 20.304′ W. Marker is in Markle, Indiana, in Huntington County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Wilt Street and S. Miller Street, on the right when traveling east on E. Wilt Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Markle IN 46770, 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. Thomas Mill Water Turbine (a few steps from this marker); Scotton Grist Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Markle World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deam Oak (approx. 8.2 miles away); Drover Town (approx. 9 miles
Indian Mill Stone image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
2. Indian Mill Stone
away); Huntington's Ford and First Bridge / Huntington's Buildings Over the River (approx. 9 miles away); James Danforth Quayle (approx. 9 miles away); Samuel Huntington (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Markle.
 
Indian Mill Stone and Water Turbine Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
3. Indian Mill Stone and Water Turbine Markers
View to southwest at intersection
of E. Wilt Street and S. Miller Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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