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Near Marshall in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Turkey Run

 
 
Turkey Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
1. Turkey Run Marker
Marker is opposite the entrance to Turkey Run State Park.
Inscription. Little Ned Garland, son of the first family to settle in Indiana North of the 10 O’clock Line, is said to have named the stream below this cliff because wild turkeys roosted in trees within this chasm.
 
Erected 1968 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1968.4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 52.919′ N, 87° 12.113′ W. Marker is near Marshall, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on State Road 47 1.8 miles from U.S. 41, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. It is East of the "Camping Entrance" to Turkey State Park. Well marked. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall IN 47859, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boyhood home of J. G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Underground Railroad Station (approx. 3.5 miles away); Dennis Hall (approx. 4.4 miles away); Winning School of Parke County Indiana (approx. 4.5 miles away); First Church Built in Parke County 1828
Entrance to Turkey Run State Park image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
2. Entrance to Turkey Run State Park
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Portland Mills Covered Bridge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Birthplace of Mordecai Brown (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Batty Mine Location (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Turkey Run State Park - Web Site. (Submitted on November 19, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Suspension Bridge In Turkey Run Park. Photos on link well worth the viewing. You do not need to walk the bridge to enjoy the Park ! ! ! (Submitted on November 19, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Suspension bridge Canoe trip rock climbing
 
Categories. AnimalsBridges & ViaductsEnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryNative AmericansNatural FeaturesNatural Resources
 
Turkey Run from the rim trail image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 19, 2007
3. Turkey Run from the rim trail
View of Turkey Run from the cabin area near the State Park Lodge.
Old Highway Bridge over Turkey Run image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, April 19, 2007
4. Old Highway Bridge over Turkey Run
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,282 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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