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Near Cloverdale in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cataract Falls

 
 
Cataract Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
1. Cataract Falls Marker
Inscription. Cataract Falls are the result of oceans and ice.
The limestone outcroppings that form Cataract Falls formed millions of years ago when this region was covered by a large shallow ocean.
Cataract Falls carries the largest volume of water of any falls in Indiana. The upper falls is 20 feet high. The lower falls are 18 feet high.
 
Erected by Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
 
Location. 39° 26.085′ N, 86° 48.832′ W. Marker is near Cloverdale, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. Cataract Road and Owen Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is located
Cataract Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
2. Cataract Falls Marker
Note the memorial base near the marker
in Cataract Falls unit of the Lieber State Recreation Area; the above directions are to the main entrance to the Cataract Falls unit. Marker is in this post office area: Poland IN 47868, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cataract Falls Covered Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cataract Covered Bridge (about 500 feet away); The Ten O'Clock Line (approx. 9.6 miles away); Camp Hughes (approx. 9.6 miles away); Ferry Bridge (approx. 10.2 miles away); Owen County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); Owen County War Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); Owen County Courthouse (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cloverdale.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Mill Creek Above Upper Cataract Falls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
3. Mill Creek Above Upper Cataract Falls
View to north from Cataract Covered Bridge
First Drop of Upper Cataract Falls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
4. First Drop of Upper Cataract Falls
Second Drop of Upper Cataract Falls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
5. Second Drop of Upper Cataract Falls
Marker Overlooking Upper Cataract Falls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
6. Marker Overlooking Upper Cataract Falls
Lower Cataract Falls image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
7. Lower Cataract Falls
The Lower Falls are downstream from the marker
Memorial near Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
8. Memorial near Marker
Given in memory
of
Agnes Wallace Steiner
by her daughter
Agnes Steiner Stuckey
Thirty-eight acres including
Upper and Lower Falls
on Mill Creek
State of Indiana
Department of Natural Resources
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 4, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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