Indiana Territorial Line (east-west boundary at this point)
Location: US 31 & Johnson Road, south edge of South Bend. (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 71.1966.1
The boundaries between Indiana and Michigan territories was established on June 30, 1805. Just before Indiana became a state in 1816, the line was moved ten miles north to provide frontage on Lake Michigan.
Early Settlement and Exploration, Government Institutions