Madison and Indianapolis Railroad

Madison and Indianapolis Railroad (HM17CH)

Location: Elizabethtown, IN 47232 Bartholomew County
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N 39° 8.131', W 85° 48.761'

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Mandated by Indiana's 1836 Internal Improvement Act, construction began in Madison 1836. Completed along this site 1843; Elizabethtown platted 1845 as a result of the railroad. Completed to Indianapolis in 1847. Linked Ohio River and interior of state.
HM NumberHM17CH
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number03.1999.1
Year Placed1999
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Joseph Hart Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 5:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 602616 N 4332486
Decimal Degrees39.13551667, -85.81268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.131', W 85° 48.761'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 7.86" N, 85° 48' 45.66" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600-698 Railroad St, Elizabethtown IN 47232, US
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