Cambridge City Area
Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 206
Cambridge City, IN 47327
Site by Cast Your Net Online
Contact the Town of Cambridge City for utilities and permits:
(765) 478-3522 or
Fireworks - July 3rd.
Creitz Park at dusk
Canal Days - Sept. 8 & 9
Cambridge City Christmas Wonderland- November 24
1787 Northwest Territory Created by an act of Congress.
1795 Treaty of Greenville opens settlement of the lands east of a line
from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, Ohio, the
"Old Boundary Line".
1809 Treaty of Fort Wayne results in the Indians ceding a strip of land,
12 miles wide, west of the "Old Boundary Line" to white settlement.
1811 Twelve Mile Purchase surveyed.
1812 War with England and fierce Indian fighting retard settlement.
1816 Indiana achieves statehood.
1817 Jackson Township created.
1827 National Road located through Wayne County
1836 Cambridge City founded.
1846 Whitewater Canal opened to Cambridge City.
1851 Township schools established.
1853 First train runs on the Indiana Central Railroad.
1861 First volunteers leave to fight the Civil War.
1870 Cambridge City District Agricultural Society organized.