Jacob Whetzel Trace
Location: Marker No Longer Standing. Replaced by 73.2011.1 Whetzel Trace.
Installed 1951 Indiana Historical Bureau
ID# : 73.1951.1
A trail from Whitewater River at Laurel to White River at Waverly crossed here. Blazed in 1818 by Jacob Whetzel. It was the first east-west road into the "New Purchase" of central Indiana.
Transportation, Early Settlement and Exploration