La Porte in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Log Cabin in LaPorte
1832 – 1932
On this site was built
the first log cabin in LaPorte
Here was held the first session
of the County Commissioners
Erected in memory of the pioneers
by Miriam Benedict Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected by Miriam Benedict Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 36.768′ N, 86° 43.388′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Michigan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located on the lawn south of the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce in the historic train depot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 Washington St, La Porte IN 46350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lincoln Highway in La Porte County (a few steps from this marker); The Lincoln Highway (a few steps from this marker); World War Memorial Tree LaPorte County (Indiana) LaPorte County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rumely Companies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Meinrad Rumely's Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaPorte's Carnegie Library (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.