Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake (HMU7V)

Location: Rome City, IN 46784 Noble County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 29.95', W 85° 22.55'

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Created 1837-1838 as reservoir for proposed canal link between Fort Wayne and Lake Michigan. Part of 1836 internal improvements program. Popular resort area; site of Chautauqua, 1878-1906. Provided hydraulic power. Earthen dam on Elkhart River impounds 630 acres of water.
HM NumberHMU7V
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number57.1992.1
Year Placed1992
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Rome City Chautauqua Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 635561 N 4595445
Decimal Degrees41.49916667, -85.37583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.95', W 85° 22.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 57.00" N, 85° 22' 33.00" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 174 Kelly St, Rome City IN 46784, US
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