State Line Marker

Below is the Indiana - Illinois State Line Marker. The Vigo County Surveyor's Office takes pride in maintaining this important monument.  This State Marker was set in 1821 and accepted in 1823. It is witnessed by two granite reference markers with the centers of the markers being exactly 15' North and 15' South of the State Line marker. The State Line Marker is engraved on the North side of the stone " 159 miles and 46 chains to Lake Michigan."

State Line Marker

 
Below is the Picture of the State Line Marker's East side engraved with " INDIANA", and the West side of the State Line Marker engraved with " ILLINOIS."

State Line Marker

Survey Marker

 
The two pictures below are of the reference marker 15' North of the State Line Marker. The East side of the marker is inscribed with the word " INDIANA" and the West side of the marker is inscribed with the word "ILLINOIS." Both words on the reference marker are inscribed vertically.

Survey Marker

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The picture below is taken from the South side. It encompasses the South reference marker, the State Line Marker, and the North reference marker.
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Below is the picture of the last time the monument was set. The date on the picture is September 13, 1928.

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