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Pivot Point

Location: SR 37 & Pivot Point Road, 6.5 miles south of Paoli, 0.5 mile south of Pine Valley & CR 550 S. (Orange County, Indiana)

Erected by the Society of Indiana Pioneers, 1961

ID# : 59.1961.1

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600 yards west, intersection of the baseline and the second principal meridian, the lines fixed in 1805 by Ebenezer Buckingham, to govern land survey in Indiana under the Ordinance of 1785.

Keywords

Early Settlement and Exploration