Wabash in Wabash County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 40° 47.802′ N, 85° 49.346′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. Market Street and S. Miami Street (State Road 15), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas F. Payne / Modoc (a few steps from this marker); Dr. James H. Ford / New Flour Exchange (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jimmy Daywalt (about 600 feet away); Union Soldiers Of Wabash County Memorial Building (about 700 feet away); Memorial Tree (about 700 feet away); James H. Emmett (about 700 feet away); The Story of the Bell Wabash, Indiana (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
More about this marker. Identical markers are located on lamp posts on the other three corners of the intersection of W. Market Street and S. Miami Street.
Also see . . . Wabash, Indiana: World’s First Electrically Lighted City. From the DrHorsefly blog. (Submitted on August 23, 2014.)
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 656 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.