Chesterton in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in illustrating the natural history
of the United States
Erected 1965 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 41° 38.222′ N, 87° 5.285′ W. Marker is in Chesterton, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Dunes Highway (U.S. 12) and North Mineral Springs Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesterton IN 46304, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunes Hi-Way (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iron Brigade (approx. 1½ miles away); Le Petit Fort (approx. 2.1 miles away); The J.D. Marshall (approx. 2½ miles away); Edwin Way Teale (approx. 4 miles away); Ogden Dunes Ski Jump (approx. 5.4 miles away); Century of Progress Homes (approx. 5.6 miles away); Recipe for a Sand Dune (approx. 5.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. National (Submitted on November 22, 2015.)
2. Cowles Bog - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Categories. • Environment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.