1835-1873The canal boat "Indiana" docked here on the evening of July 3, 1835, opening the Wabash and Erie canal to traffic from Fort Wayne to Huntington. This was the first section of the canal opened in Indiana. John Burk, for whom the lock was named, was a member of the first Board of Commissioners of Huntington County.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Wabash & Erie Canal series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 11:31am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 626785 N 4526958|
|Decimal Degrees||40.88390000, -85.49513333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 53.034', W 85° 29.708'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 53' 2.04" N, 85° 29' 42.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 659-699 IN-5, Huntington IN 46750, US|
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