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Near Lakeville in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Huggart Settlement

 
 
Huggart Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2012
1. Huggart Settlement Marker
Inscription. First land purchased by Huggart brothers in 1834; area settled and farmed by their families and several other African-American households circa 1850-1890s. Settlement families attended nearby schools and churches and worked with neighbors in surrounding areas. Many residents were buried in nearby Porter-Rea Cemetery now in Potato Creek State Park.
 
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Huggart Settlement Task Force. (Marker Number 71.1998.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 32.103′ N, 86° 18.722′ W. Marker is near Lakeville, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of Pierce Road (State Road 4) and Mulberry Rd, on the right when traveling west on Pierce Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeville IN 46536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Porter (Rea) Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); A Champion of Farmland to Parkland (approx. 2.6 miles away); People Make the Difference (approx. 2.6 miles away); Indiana Territorial Line
Intersection of Pierce Rd (SR 4) and Mulberry Rd image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2012
2. Intersection of Pierce Rd (SR 4) and Mulberry Rd
Marker is at northwest corner of intersection
(approx. 6.4 miles away); The Sons of Israel Synagogue (approx. 9.9 miles away); Harold C. Urey (approx. 10 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 10.2 miles away); St. Joseph County Civil War Monument (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
View to East Along Pierce Road (SR 4) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 14, 2012
3. View to East Along Pierce Road (SR 4)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on July 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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