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Zionsville in Boone County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michigan Road

 
 
Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
1. Michigan Road Marker
Inscription. With proceeds from the sale of 170,580 acres of Indian land granted by the Federal Government, Indiana built its first north-south road. Surveyed 1829, passable by 1834, "completed" in 1837, its cost was $242,000.00.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 06.1966.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 58.059′ N, 86° 14.997′ W. Marker is in Zionsville, Indiana, in Boone County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Road (U.S. 421) and Valley Meadow Drive, on the left when traveling north on Michigan Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zionsville IN 46077, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Zionsville Founded in 1852 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lincoln's Stop in Zionsville, Indiana (approx. 1.3 miles away); Patrick H. Sullivan (approx. 1.5 miles away); Indiana School for the Blind (approx. 7.5 miles away); Rhodes Family Incident (approx. 8.5 miles away); The Central Canal
Route of Michigan Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
2. Route of Michigan Road
Close-up of map on marker
(approx. 9.1 miles away); Toll House - Michigan Road (approx. 9.4 miles away); Hinkle Fieldhouse (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zionsville.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 7, 2013
3. Michigan Road Marker
View to north along US 421
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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