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Near Gaston in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Slickville Tile Works

 
 
Slickville Tile Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Slickville Tile Works Marker
Inscription. Site of production mill and three beehive kilns, first fueled by wood and then by natural gas, circa 1883-1910, owned & operated by Manassa Myers, Sr. family. Produced drainage tiles (hollow cylinder-shaped sections) from adjacent clay pit for local use. Drainage tiles have been used throughout Indiana to develop and maintain farmland.
 
Erected 1996 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 18.1996.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 17.064′ N, 85° 34.451′ W. Marker is near Gaston, Indiana, in Delaware County. Marker is on County Road 650N 0.1 miles east of County Line Rd, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria IN 46001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana’s First Interurban (approx. 5.5 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cumberland Covered Bridge (approx. 8.6 miles away); J.W. Patterson House (approx. 9.9 miles away); The Village of Trask
Slickville Tile Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Slickville Tile Works Marker
View to east along County Road 650N
(approx. 10 miles away); World War I War Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 12.1 miles away); Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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