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Near North Webster in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Continental Divide

 
 
Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
1. Continental Divide Marker
Inscription. This divide separates the Great Lakes drainage system from the Mississippi River drainage system.
 
Erected 1968 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 43.1968.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 21.517′ N, 85° 42.067′ W. Marker is near North Webster, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 13 and County Road 850N, on the right when traveling north on State Road 13. Touch for map. Marker is just north of intersection. Park in parking lot for National Weather Service office. Marker is in this post office area: North Webster IN 46555, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Webster Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); The Dixie (approx. 2.5 miles away); Greider / Oak Grove Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Indian Oven (approx. 3.2 miles away); Chief Papakeecha’s House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mock Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stewart-Griesinger Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Webster.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
2. Continental Divide Marker
Marker looking east from SR 13. National Weather Service office is in background.
Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, July 23, 2011
3. Continental Divide Marker
Looking north along SR 13 from intersection with 850N. Marker is visible on right.
View to Southwest from Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 8, 2012
4. View to Southwest from Marker Location
A gently sloped ridge separating the Great Lakes drainage system
from the Mississippi River drainage system
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.   4. submitted on July 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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