Indiana's Northern Boundary Line

Indiana's Northern Boundary Line (HM15SO)

Location: Fremont, IN 46737 Steuben County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 43.589', W 84° 50.756'

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Indiana admitted by the U.S. Congress as nineteenth state 1816. Enabling Act moved northern boundary ten miles north of southernmost tip of Lake Michigan providing direct access to the lake. Boundary first surveyed 1817 by William Harris. Boundary disputes with Michigan and Ohio continued until Michigan statehood 1837.

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(Map of Indiana State Boundary Line and Indiana Territory Boundary Line)

Enabling Act of 1816 established Indiana's northern boundary (3 miles north of here) as a line "drawn through a point ten miles north of the southern extreme of Lake Michigan."

HM NumberHM15SO
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number76.2000.1
Year Placed2000
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 679161 N 4621650
Decimal Degrees41.72648333, -84.84593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 43.589', W 84° 50.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 43' 35.34" N, 84° 50' 45.36" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5701 Fountain Rd, Fremont IN 46737, US
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