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Near Paoli in Orange County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pivot Point

 
 
Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
1. Pivot Point Marker
Inscription. 600 yards west, intersection of the baseline and the second principal meridian, the lines fixed in 1805 by Ebenezer Buckingham, to govern land survey in Indiana under the Ordinance of 1785.
 
Erected 1961 by Society of Indiana Pioneers. (Marker Number 59.1961.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 28.175′ N, 86° 26.961′ W. Marker is near Paoli, Indiana, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 37 and East Pivot Point Road, on the left when traveling south on State Road 37. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paoli IN 47454, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana Initial Point Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Orange County Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Orange County Revolutionary War Honor Roll / (approx. 6.1 miles away); Orange County Honor Roll (approx. 6.1 miles away); Orange County Courthouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Marengo Cave National Landmark
Obverse View - - Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Pivot Point Marker
(approx. 8.8 miles away); Site of The French Lick Fort (approx. 10.8 miles away); French Lick - Historic Hotels of America (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paoli.
 
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Looking North - - Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
3. Looking North - - Pivot Point Marker
Looking South - - Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
4. Looking South - - Pivot Point Marker
Looking South/East - - Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
5. Looking South/East - - Pivot Point Marker
Looking North/East - - Pivot Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
6. Looking North/East - - Pivot Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 19, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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