Slickville Tile Works

Slickville Tile Works (HM17CF)

Location: Gaston, IN 47342 Delaware County
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N 40° 17.064', W 85° 34.451'

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Site of production mill and three beehive kilns, first fueled by wood and then by natural gas, circa 1883-1910, owned & operated by Manassa Myers, Sr. family. Produced drainage tiles (hollow cylinder-shaped sections) from adjacent clay pit for local use. Drainage tiles have been used throughout Indiana to develop and maintain farmland.
HM NumberHM17CF
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number18.1996.2
Year Placed1996
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 621202 N 4460298
Decimal Degrees40.28440000, -85.57418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.064', W 85° 34.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 3.84" N, 85° 34' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14901-16099 W 650 N Rd, Gaston IN 47342, US
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