Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 02.1992.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the Wabash & Erie Canal marker series.
Location. 41° 4.719′ N, 85° 9.905′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Growth Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Wayne IN 46808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lindenwood Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. half a mile away); "Johnny Appleseed" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carole Lombard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Aqueduct Club Memorial Fort Miamis (approx. ¾ mile away); The First French Fort / The First Playground in Fort Wayne (approx. ¾ mile away); Maumee - Wabash Portage (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Wabash and Erie Canal. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. The Wabash and Erie Canal. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. The Wabash-Erie Canal: The Great Waterway. The history of the Canal through Allen County, Indiana. Trace the Canal from Aboite township through downtown Fort Wayne to where it exits the County. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,208 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.