Chesterton in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in illustrating the natural history
of the United States
Erected 1965 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
Location. 41° 39.241′ N, 87° 5.228′ W. Marker is in Chesterton, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Dunes Highway (U.S. 12) and North Mineral Springs Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterton IN 46304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Le Petit Fort (approx. 1.4 miles away); "Squall Causes Lake Disaster" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dune Creek Watershed: What Makes It Special? (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dunes Hi-Way The J.D. Marshall (approx. 2 miles away); Iron Brigade (approx. 2 miles away); Indiana State Police Dunes Park Post #1 (approx. 2 miles away); The Brown Mansion (approx. 3˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. National Park Service (Submitted on November 22, 2015.)
2. Cowles Bog - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.