Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
McCormick Cabin Site
one of the first settlers
in central Indiana.
The commissioners appointed
by the legislature to select
a site for the permanent seat
of government of
the state of Indiana
met in this cabin
on the seventh of June 1820
and decided upon the location
for the town afterwards named
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
Location. 39° 46.083′ N, 86° 10.408′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on The White River Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pumphouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Pumphouse (about 600 feet away); Civil War Training Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bulgarian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isaac BlackfordMacedonian Tribune (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Sullivan (Military Park) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Central Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
Also see . . . John Wesley McCormick. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.