List of Indiana state historical markers in Lake County

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Location of Lake County in Indiana

This is a list of the Indiana state historical markers in Lake County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Lake County, Indiana, United States by the Indiana Historical Bureau. The locations of the historical markers and their latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with their names, years of placement and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau. There are eight historical markers located in Lake County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
Dutch in the Calumet Region[2] 1992 8941 Kleinman Road in Highland
41°33′2″N 87°26′14″W / 41.55056°N 87.43722°W / 41.55056; -87.43722 (Dutch in the Calumet Region)
Immigration and Ethnic Groups, Agriculture
First Physician[3] 1949 2985 West 73rd Place in Merrillville
41°29′6″N 87°22′23″W / 41.48500°N 87.37306°W / 41.48500; -87.37306 (First Physician)
Science, Medicine, and Inventions, Underground Railroad, African American
Froebel School[4] 2014 15th Avenue and Madison Street in Gary
41°35′16.9″N 87°20′29.9″W / 41.588028°N 87.341639°W / 41.588028; -87.341639 (Forebel School)
Education
Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (east–west through this point)[5] 1966 Along Van Buren Street at its junction with West 73rd Avenue/Old U.S. Route 30/Lincoln Highway on a traffic median east of Calumet Cemetery and west of Broadway (State Road 53) in Merrillville
41°29′9″N 87°20′46.2″W / 41.48583°N 87.346167°W / 41.48583; -87.346167 (Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (east–west through this point))
Transportation, American Indian/Native American
The Lincoln Highway – The "Ideal Section"[6] 1996 Northeastern corner of the junction of Joliet Street/U.S. Route 30 and Janice Drive in Schererville
41°29′27.6″N 87°28′52.5″W / 41.491000°N 87.481250°W / 41.491000; -87.481250 (The Lincoln Highway The "Ideal Section")
Transportation
St. John Township School, District #2[7] 1995 1515 Joliet Street/Lincoln Highway/U.S. Route 30, east of St. John Road at the St. John Township Community Center in Schererville
41°29′27.6″N 87°29′17.4″W / 41.491000°N 87.488167°W / 41.491000; -87.488167 (St. John Township School, District #2)
Education
St. John's Lutheran Church Tolleston[8] 1976 2235 West 10th Avenue in Gary
41°35′34″N 87°21′57″W / 41.59278°N 87.36583°W / 41.59278; -87.36583 (St. John's Lutheran Church Tolleston)
Religion, Immigration and Ethnic Groups
Stewart Settlement House[9] 2014 1501 East Massachusetts Street in Gary
41°35′16.0″N 87°20′06.2″W / 41.587778°N 87.335056°W / 41.587778; -87.335056 (Stewart Settlement House)
African American

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indiana Historical Markers by County". State of Indiana. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Dutch in the Calumet Region, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  3. ^ First Physician, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  4. ^ Froebel School, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2016-10-15.
  5. ^ Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (east–west through this point), Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  6. ^ The Lincoln Highway – The "Ideal Section", Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  7. ^ St. John Township School, District #2, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  8. ^ St. John's Lutheran Church Tolleston, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2012-03-14.
  9. ^ Stewart Settlement House, Indiana Historical Bureau, n.d. Accessed 2016-10-15.

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