Site of the Central Canal

Site of the Central Canal (HM1SO8)

Location: Indianapolis, IN 46204 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.158', W 86° 9.952'

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Authorized by Indiana's 1836 Internal Improvement Act, Central Canal conceived as link in transportation system connecting Wabash and Erie Canal with Ohio River. State's bankruptcy in 1839 prevented completion of Central Canal. Canal has since provided hydraulic power, fresh water and recreation.
HM NumberHM1SO8
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.
Year Placed1992
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Marion County-Indianapolis Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at 11:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 571440 N 4402484
Decimal Degrees39.76930000, -86.16586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.158', W 86° 9.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 9.48" N, 86° 9' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Canal Walk, Indianapolis IN 46204, US
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