Whetzel Trace (1818-1823)
MARKER UNDER REVIEW
Location: Main/SR 121 & Toner Streets, south Laurel. (Franklin County, Indiana)
Erected by the Society of Indiana Pioneers 1965
ID# : 24.1965.1
Here Edward Toner founded SOMERSET, 1816, & operated Toner's Tavern, 1816-1823, from which rallying point pioneers started west on Jacob Whetzel's Trace to the "New Purchase" of Central Indiana.
Early Settlement and Exploration, Transportation