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Michigan City in LaPorte County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Barker Civic Center

The former Barker Mansion

 
 
Barker Civic Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. Barker Civic Center Marker
Inscription. Given to the people of Michigan City as a cultural and civic center by Mrs. Catherine Barker Hickox in 1968. The original house was built on this site (circa) 1858 by John Barker Sr. (1814-1878). It was reconstructed in 1901 by John H. Barker (1844-1910), prominent industrialist, civic leader and benefactor. Entered on the National Register of Historic Places, Oct. 10, 1975.

Maneat Nomen Sicut Monumentum
(Let the name be the monument)
 
Location. 41° 42.887′ N, 86° 54.147′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and W. 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 631 Washington St, Michigan City IN 46360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Log Cabin in Michigan City (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Parish World War I Memorial and Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Barker Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. Barker Mansion
Marker is to the left of the entrance doors
Michigan City Lighthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Michigan City GAR Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Michigan City Spanish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michigan City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Barker Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. Barker Mansion
Located at the northwest corner of the intersection
of Washington Street and W. 7th Street
Barker Civic Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. Barker Civic Center Marker
View to north along Washington Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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