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Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (east-west through this point)

Location: Van Buren Street at W. 73rd Avenue/Old US 30/Lincoln Highway on traffic median east of Calumet Cemetery & west of Broadway/SR 53, Merrillville. (Lake County, Indiana)

Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID# : 45.1966.1

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Part of a transcontinental trail used by prehistoric peoples of North America, it passed through modern Detroit, Rock Island and Davenport in the Midwest. The trail was important into the 19th century.

Keywords

Transportation, American Indian/Native American