Location: SR 29, 0.5 mile south of Deer Creek. (Carroll County, Indiana)
Erected by the Indiana State Highway Commission, October 12, 1963
This marker has been damaged and replaced with 08.2021.1 Sycamore Row.
ID# : 08.1963.1
Learn about the legend of the sycamores and the removal of the Potawatomi to build the Old Michigan Road through a two-part post on the Indiana History Blog.
This row of sycamores sprouted from freshly cut logs used in the 1830's to corduroy a swampy section of the historic Michigan Road, the first state road in Indiana, running from Madison to Michigan City.
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