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Indiana Historical Bureau

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Berry's Trace

Location: US 421/Madison & Wilson Streets, Napoleon. (Ripley County, Indiana)

Erected by the Society of Indiana Pioneers, 1972

ID# : 69.1972.1


This trail was cut about 1808, by John Berry (1777-1835). It began at Napoleon, ran west to Flat Rock and Blue Rivers, and thence northward into central Indiana. The Trace branched off the Brownstown-Brookville Road.


Transportation, Early Settlement and Exploration