Wabash & Erie Canal
Location: Median between US 36 & Crawford Street near Wabash River bridge, Montezuma. (Parke County, Indiana)
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 61.1966.1
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The Wabash & Erie was the longest canal built in North America, running from Toledo to Evansville. Montezuma was the main port of Parke County. This portion was abandoned about 1865.
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