Kibbey's Road


Location: SR 350 on border of Dearborn and Ripley Co. (Dearborn / Ripley County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID#: 15.1966.1, 69.1966.1

Text


The first road to cross Indiana was blazed by Captain Ephraim Kibbey in 1799-1800. This two-hundred mile route ran from Cincinnati to Vincennes, crossing the Greene Ville Treaty Line here.

Keywords


early roads, transportation