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Pyrmont. John Wagner built a dam, race and sqw mill about a mile South in 1833 and added a grist mill. He sold to John Fisher who sold to John Fetterhoff who built a large frame mill. Joel Wagoner, James Allen, Elias Morkert, J. J. Cripe, Wm. Gard…
Front The Longest Canal in North AmericaCarroll County Wabash & Erie CanalDelphi, Indiana The Wabash & Erie Canal extended 468 milesfrom Toledo, Ohio to Evansville, IndianaOn March 2, 1827, a Congressional land grant made possible a continuous …
Front The Wabash & Erie Canal meets the Wabash RiverCarroll County Wabash & Erie CanalDelphi, IndianaSee Photo #2:1844 Timber Truss BridgeThe Wabash and Erie Canal authorities built the first bridge here in 1844 to accommodate the Canal's only mai…
Carrollton on the WabashThe Mentzer Tavern was built in 1840 at the north end of the Carrollton Towing Path Bridge that crossed the Wabash River. Erected by Ignatius Mentzer and George Friday, it opened as a cooper shop where barrels were made and…
90 lots platted in 1836 on both sides of Wabash - Erie Canal lock.A Post office in 1838 - 39. The lock passed canal boats into the river on the pool of the Great Dam at Pittsburg five miles below. The mules carried the towline across the covered b…
On September 11, 1838, about 850 Potawatomi Indians camped at Pleasant Run, having traveled 17 miles that day on the forced removal from Indiana to Kansas.
In appreciationof theSpanish American War Veteranswho gave their cannon fromthis Site for World War II Harry Bohannon PostNo. 75 American Legioninstalls and dedicates this fieldpiece in their honor.
(Bronze Plaque - East Side):Erected by Carroll County IndianaIn Memory of her Soldiers and Sailors ( Battles Listed on Upper Shaft ):South Side — Shiloh / Stone RiverEast Side — Antietam / GettysburgNorth Side — Vicksburg / Ch…
Constructed 1832-1853, canal was nation's longest, connecting Lake Erie at Toledo with Ohio River at Evansville. Key portion in Carroll County included Deer Creek Lake Dam, constructed 1838-1840 (1 mile west). Various canal structures are still in…
Site ofCabin HomeGen.Samuel Milroy1826 On the banks o' Deer Crick