Entering Indiana The Hoosier State
Location: U.S. 40, Terre Haute (Vigo County, Indiana)
Marker No Longer Standing
Installed: Indiana Historical Bureau
Visited by LaSalle in 1679. French posts built on the Wabash. Held by England 1763-83. Part of Northwest Territory till creation of Indiana Territory 1800. Admitted to the Union 1816.
Early Settlement and Exploration