Historic Michigan Road Byway

Details

  • DesignationState Byway
  • LocationIN
  • Length270 miles
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Historic Michigan Road Byway

Overview

Once a dirt path through the woods used by the pioneer, as a path to freedom by runaway slaves, and as a trail down which the Native American was removed from their lands this road was built in the 1830s to connect the Ohio River to Indianapolis and to Lake Michigan. Built in the 1830s to connect Ohio River to Indianapolis to Lake Michigan. It travels rough forests, small towns, cities, and farms and is now a series of county, state, and US highways. Stop and see the many outdoor opportunities along the way or historic structures and museums.

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