Sign, Commemorating the Opening of Indiana Interstate I-94, 1972

Summary

Interstate 94 connects Port Huron, Michigan, with Billings, Montana, some 1,600 miles to the west. Along the way, I-94 passes through Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Fargo. The last section of the route was opened between Portage, Indiana, and the Michigan state line in 1972.

Interstate 94 connects Port Huron, Michigan, with Billings, Montana, some 1,600 miles to the west. Along the way, I-94 passes through Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and Fargo. The last section of the route was opened between Portage, Indiana, and the Michigan state line in 1972.

Artifact

Plaque (Flat object)

Date Made

1972

Subject Date

02 November 1972

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

87.135.31

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Automobile Club of Michigan.

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Enamel (Fused coating)

Color

Blue
White (Color)
Red
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 4 in

Inscriptions

Obverse: INTERSTATE / INDIANA / 94 Reverse: OPENING OF THE / FINAL SECTION OF I-94 / "MISSING LINK" / DEDICATED BY / RUEL H. STEELE AND / R. H. HARRELL / MICHIGAN CITY, / INDIANA / NOV. 2, 1972

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