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Dutch in the Calumet Region

 
 
Dutch in the Calumet Region Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
1. Dutch in the Calumet Region Marker
Inscription. Dutch immigrants after 1850 began moving to this area because of its similarities to their homeland. They helped to locate ditches to drain water from the extensive marshes, leaving rich land to expand successful horticultural activities.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Lamprecht Florist & Greenhouse. (Marker Number 45.1992.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 33.03′ N, 87° 26.228′ W. Marker is in Highland, Indiana, in Lake County. Marker is on Kleinman Rd 0.1 miles south of Ridge Rd (Business U.S. 6), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8941 Kleinman Rd, Highland IN 46322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. John Township School District #2 (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section" (approx. 5.5 miles away); Froebel School (approx. 5.5 miles away); First Physician
Dutch in the Calumet Region Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 3, 2013
2. Dutch in the Calumet Region Marker
View to north along Kleinman Road
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Stewart Settlement House (approx. 5.9 miles away); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 6.5 miles away); Camp Thornton #2605 and the Civil Conservation Corps (approx. 8.4 miles away in Illinois).
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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