La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Log Cabin in LaPorte
1832 – 1932
On this site was built
the first log cabin in LaPorte
Here was held the first session
of the County Commissioners
Erected in memory of the pioneers
by Miriam Benedict Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected by Miriam Benedict Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 41° 36.768′ N, 86° 43.388′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Michigan Avenue. Marker is located on the lawn south of the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce in the historic train depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 Washington St, La Porte IN 46350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance The Lincoln Highway in La Porte County (a few steps from this marker); The Lincoln Highway (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial Tree LaPorte County (Indiana) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); LaPorte County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rumely Companies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaPorte's Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.