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Michigan Road

Michigan Road

Location: Old US 31 at Tippecanoe River bridge, SE corner, 3 miles north of Rochester. (Fulton County, Indiana)

Indiana Historical Bureau 1949.

ID# : 25.1949.1

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


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.


Transportation, American Indian/Native American