Sitting at the junction of the National Road and the Wabash River, Vigo County has been a vital player in the transportation of goods to and from Indiana markets. Terre Haute meant “high ground” and reflects early French influence in the area. Paul Dresser, who penned “On the Banks of the Wabash Far Away,” and Theodore Dreiser, author of Sister Carrie, were famed writers, activists and scholars from this county.
This piece has been designed as a series of waves; horizontally in the
Medium type: Stone/Marble
Date created: 2001
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