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Ben Davis Railroad Station

Location: North of Minnesota St., East of High School Rd., South of Conrail track, Indianapolis (Marion County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Erected by the Indianapolis Airport Authority, 1979

ID#: 49.1979.2


Here, on the Vandalia Railroad in the mid 1870's, local citizens erected a railroad station and freight platform. On July 19, 1879, the station was opened and named "Ben Davis" after a railroad official, of the same name.