Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4

Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4 (HM15JE)

Location: Roanoke, IN 46783 Huntington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 57.705', W 85° 22.271'

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First lock west of summit level of Wabash and Erie Canal (connected Lake Erie with Ohio River in 1853). Known as Dickey Lock. Built as Lock 1, 1834-1835, of wood construction; renumbered Lock 4 as result of canal completion to Ohio line (1840). Remnants of arch culvert nearby. Canal important to founding of Roanoke.
Details
HM NumberHM15JE
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series, and the Wabash & Erie Canal series.
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceRiver
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number35.1997.1
Year Placed1997
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Roanoke Area Heritage Center, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:15am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] BRETT MEYER  [2] BRETT MEYER  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 637067 N 4535788
Decimal Degrees40.96175000, -85.37118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 57.705', W 85° 22.271'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 57' 42.3000" N, 85° 22' 16.2600" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)260
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 339 E 1st St, Roanoke IN 46783, US
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