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Michigan Road

Michigan Road Historical Marker

Location: US 50 and N. Old Michigan Road, 2 miles east of Holton. (Ripley County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Bureau 1949

ID# : 69.1949.1


Extending from Michigan City to the Ohio River at Madison. Begun by the state in 1832 with funds obtained from sale of land granted by the Potawatomi Indians. Opened northern part of state to settlers.

Learn more about the forced removal of the Potawatomi to create the Michigan Road through the Indiana History Blog.


Transportation, American Indian/Native American