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Entering Indiana The Hoosier State

Location: U.S. 40, Terre Haute (Vigo County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Indiana Historical Bureau

ID#: 84.1950.1


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