Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Crossroads of America
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Vigo County Historical Society, replacing 1988 marker. (Marker Number 84.1998.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 27.996′ N, 87° 24.431′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 40 and North Seventh Street (Old U.S. 41), on the right when traveling west on U.S. 40. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash" (here, next to this marker); Crossroads Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Crossroads of America (about 300 feet away); Chauncey Rose - - 1794 - 1877 Civil War Memorial - Vigo County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Eugene V. Debs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peter J. McGuire (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patrick J. Quinlan (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
Also see . . .
1. More Info. given with some OLD PHOTOS - follow the link. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. Video - - "Voice of The National Road" (Courtesy - YouTube)::. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,174 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.