Dutch in the Calumet Region

Dutch in the Calumet Region (HM17KS)

Location: Highland, IN 46322 Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 33.03', W 87° 26.228'

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Dutch immigrants after 1850 began moving to this area because of its similarities to their homeland. They helped to locate ditches to drain water from the extensive marshes, leaving rich land to expand successful horticultural activities.
HM NumberHM17KS
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number45.1992.1
Year Placed1992
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Lamprecht Florist & Greenhouse
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 463543 N 4599962
Decimal Degrees41.55050000, -87.43713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.03', W 87° 26.228'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 1.80" N, 87° 26' 13.68" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8941 Kleinman Rd, Highland IN 46322, US
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