Indiana's First Railroad
Location: Southwest intersection of SR 44 (Broadway St.) and Hendricks St., east of downtown Shelbyville (Shelby County, Indiana) 46176
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 73.1966.2
An experimental two mile road was completed to this point on July 4, 1834. A horse-drawn car carried Hoosiers on a railroad for the first time.