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Near Metamora in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Whitewater Canal

 
 
Whitewater Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Whitewater Canal Marker
Inscription. Important waterway of pioneer commerce. Built 1836 - 47 from Lawrenceburg to Hagerstown, with branch to Cincinnati. Used until 1860. Fifteen-mile section restored by state.
 
Erected by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 24.19??.?.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 26.823′ N, 85° 7.455′ W. Marker is near Metamora, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 52 east of McGuire Ridge Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at "Gordon's Lock #24" just East of Metamora. Marker is in this post office area: Metamora IN 47030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon's or Millville Lock #24 (within shouting distance of this marker); Whitewater Canal State Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Duck Creek Aqueduct (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Whitewater Canal State Historic Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Metamora Christian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martindale Hotel
Obverse Side - - Whitewater Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Whitewater Canal Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Van Camp's Store (approx. half a mile away); Metamora Masonic Lodge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metamora.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Looking West - - Whitewater Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Looking West - - Whitewater Canal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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