Following a severe eye injury, Muir left Indianapolis September 1867 to begin extensive travels, which ended in California March 1868. His deep friendship with Catharine Merrill and others, however, resulted in a lifelong connection with Indianapolis. Muir co-founded the Sierra Club 1892 and was president until he died December 24, 1914.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series|
|Placed By||Installed: 2004 Indiana Historical Bureau, Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter, and Various Donors|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 571941 N 4401313|
|Decimal Degrees||39.75870000, -86.16015000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 45.522', W 86° 9.609'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 45' 31.32" N, 86° 9' 36.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||317, 765|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 600-630 Russell Ave, Indianapolis IN 46225, US|
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