Rock House

Rock House (HM4NZ)

Location: Huntington, IN 46750 Huntington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 53.035', W 85° 29.738'

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The first permanent hotel of Huntington was built of stone on this site by General John Tipton in 1835. Standing on the bank of the Wabash and Erie Canal, it was a commercial, political and social center. From 1862 to 1872 it housed one of the first public schools and was destroyed in 1873.
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HM NumberHM4NZ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Wabash & Erie Canal series.
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Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe Huntington Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:42am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 626743 N 4526960
Decimal Degrees40.88391667, -85.49563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 53.035', W 85° 29.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 53' 2.10" N, 85° 29' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44 E Park Dr, Huntington IN 46750, US
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