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Huntertown in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Huntertown, Indiana

Platted 1869

 
 
Huntertown, Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
1. Huntertown, Indiana Marker
Inscription. First called "The Opening", a natural clearing in the forest, settled about 1837. On the old Lima Plank Road connecting Howe (Lima) and Fort Wayne. Home of the Perry Centre Seminary, founded 1856 and closed 1861 when the entire faculty and all adult students enlisted in the Union Army.
 
Erected by Allen County - Fort Wayne Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 13.708′ N, 85° 10.339′ W. Marker is in Huntertown, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on Lima Road north of Hunter Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Huntertown Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15617 Lima Rd, Huntertown IN 46748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cemetery of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 6.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Hardinís Defeat (approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Churubusco War Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Johnny Appleseed (approx. 8.5 miles away); Home of Philo T. Farnsworth (approx.
Huntertown Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
2. Huntertown Town Hall
Marker is located at southeast corner of building
9.4 miles away); Fort Wayne ~ Fort Dearborn Trail (approx. 9.5 miles away); Site of Last French Fort (approx. 9.6 miles away); Chief Little Turtle (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
View to north along Lima Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
3. View to north along Lima Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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