Wabash and Erie Canal Completed 1853

Wabash and Erie Canal Completed 1853 (HMW7O)

Location: Petersburg, IN 47567 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 22.83', W 87° 20.104'

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The approximately 460 mile canal from Toledo, Ohio, to Evansville, Indiana, was the longest canal built in the United States. Here a section constructed above the natural land surface to prevent flooding and erosion, remains intact.
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HM NumberHMW7O
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series, and the Wabash & Erie Canal series.
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Marker Number26.1976.1
Year Placed1976
Placed ByBicentennial Project Wood Memorial U. S. History Students-Kiwanis Club, Oakland City
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 470734 N 4248086
Decimal Degrees38.38050000, -87.33506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 22.83', W 87° 20.104'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 22' 49.80" N, 87° 20' 6.24" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2694-2998 S Co Rd 300 W, Petersburg IN 47567, US
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