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First Log Cabin in Michigan City

 
 
First Log Cabin in Michigan City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. First Log Cabin in Michigan City Marker
Inscription.  

1833                         1933
In August 1833 Jacob Furman
assisted by B.F. Bryant
built on this site the
first log cabin in Michigan City

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 43.025′ N, 86° 54.093′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Franklin Street and E. 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at southeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 Franklin St, Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barker Civic Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Haskell & Barker Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michigan City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michigan Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles R. Westcott (approx. ¼ mile away); Naomi Anderson
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Elston Grove Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
 
First Log Cabin in Michigan City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. First Log Cabin in Michigan City Marker
Located in front of parking lot for Horizon Bank
View to East Across Franklin Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. View to East Across Franklin Street
View to north along Franklin Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. View to north along Franklin Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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