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Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

McCormick Cabin Site

 
 
McCormick Cabin Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 29, 2007
1. McCormick Cabin Site Marker
Inscription.
Here stood the cabin of
John McCormick
one of the first settlers
in central Indiana.
The commissioners appointed
by the legislature to select
a site for the permanent seat
of government of
the state of Indiana
met in this cabin
on the seventh of June 1820
and decided upon the location
for the town afterwards named
Indianapolis

 
Location. 39° 46.083′ N, 86° 10.408′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on The White River Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Romanian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Training Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bulgarian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isaac Blackford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Macedonian Tribune (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Sullivan (Military Park) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Central Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greek Orthodox Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .
McCormick Cabin Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 29, 2007
2. McCormick Cabin Site Marker
 John Wesley McCormick. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
McCormick Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 29, 2007
3. McCormick Cabin
Close-up of relief on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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