Markle, Indiana: Smiley Face Water Tower

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Address:
N. Clark St., Markle, IN
Directions:
At the intersection of N. Clark St./Hwy 3 and W. Logan St./US Hwy 224.
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Smiley Face Water Tower

The ever-present, benevolent grin on their blue municipal water tower is likely responsible for the optimistic demeanor of so many Markle citizens.

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Smiley Face Water Tower.

Smiley Face Water Tower

The tower is easily viewed from the Sunoco gas station parking lot. A couple of streets over is a fun antique mall run by identical twins.

[Kitsa, 04/30/2021]
Smiley Face Water Tower

No longer smiling. Says "Markle: Home of SureTrac."

[Shawn Griffith, 10/16/2020]

February 2021: You probably viewed the town's other water tower. A town official informed us that while the water tower you saw, close to I-69, is branded with a corporate slogan, the original Smiley Face water tower in the center of town is still grinning.


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