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Burlington in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Burlington

 
 
Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
1. Burlington Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Laid out in 1828 by David Stipp. Promoted for seat of a new county to be made partly from the Great Miami Reserve, which began two mile east. The Lafayette & Muncie Road crossed the Great Michigan Road here. It was an important stage stop, mill village and trading center for both whites and Indians from the Reservation. Among early families were Ewing, Foster, Gwinn, Harness, Landrum, Rinker, Shinn and Stockton. Incorporated as town in 1967.
 
Erected 1973 by Carroll County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 28.804′ N, 86° 23.689′ W. Marker is in Burlington, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Street (a.k.a.: St Rd 29) and East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north on Michigan Street (a.k.a.: St Rd 29). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington IN 46915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adams Mill (approx. 6 miles away); Wild Cat Lodge No. 311 (approx. 6 miles away); Flora War Memorials (approx. 7.9 miles away); Flora (approx. 8.2 miles away); Sycamore Row
Obverse View - - Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Burlington Marker
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Camden / Jackson Township (approx. 11.7 miles away); Memory of Our Departed Shipmates (approx. 15.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
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Looking S/W - - Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
3. Looking S/W - - Burlington Marker
Looking S/E - - Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
4. Looking S/E - - Burlington Marker
Looking North - - Burlington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
5. Looking North - - Burlington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 26, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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