Willow Creek Confrontation

Willow Creek Confrontation (HM17KW)

Location: Portage, IN 46368 Porter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 35.305', W 87° 11.015'

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As railroad lines expanded through U.S., conflict occurred between competing lines. Michigan Central Railroad, with track in Porter County since 1851, briefly defied state militia and court orders (1874) to allow Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to cross its track. Crossing was built at Willow Creek Station.
HM NumberHM17KW
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number64.1995.2
Year Placed1995
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 484698 N 4604096
Decimal Degrees41.58841667, -87.18358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35.305', W 87° 11.015'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 18.30" N, 87° 11' 0.90" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2170-2266 Willowcreek Rd, Portage IN 46368, US
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