Dutch in the Calumet Region - Highland, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 41° 33.028 W 087° 26.229
16T E 463542 N 4599959
Quick Description: This marker is located at 8941 Kleinman road in Highland, IN.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 6/22/2011 3:52:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMBV9R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Muirwoody
Views: 6

Long Description:
This marker is located in front of a florist shop and reads:

"DUTCH IN THE
CALUMET REGION

Dutch imigrants after 1850 began
moving to this area becuase of its
similarities to their homeland. They
helped to locate ditches to drain
water from the extensive marshes,
leaving rich land to expand success-
ful horticultural activities.

ERECTED 1992 INDIANA HISTORICAL BUREAU
AND LAMPRECHT FLORIST & GREENHOUSE , ESTABLISHED 1923."
County: Lake

Year Placed: 1992

Name: Dutch in the Calumet Region

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