Drover Town

Drover Town (HM11OS)

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

N 40° 52.683', W 85° 29.634'

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Drover Town, the first addition south of the Little River was platted Aug. 22, 1857 by Henry Drover. It included about 20 of his 160 acres of woodland. Family first names were given to the streets. Additional subdivisions followed. Huntington's efforts to annex the prosperous settlement were an emotional issue for several years. the resolution to annex came in 1874. Henry Drover (1815-1880) founder, and emigrant from Prussia, was an outstanding citizen and leader in the community.
HM NumberHM11OS
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number35.1979.1
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 626900 N 4526311
Decimal Degrees40.87805000, -85.49390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.683', W 85° 29.634'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 40.98" N, 85° 29' 38.04" W
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Area Code(s)260
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 206 Etna Ave, Huntington IN 46750, US
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