Elwood in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wendell L. Willkie
Wilkie’s Democrat opponent, Franklin D. Roosevelt, won the 1940 election and later appointed Wilkie to Britain as a liaison during World War II.
Dedicated August 18, 1990.
Location. 40° 17.157′ N, 85° 50.202′ W. Marker is in Elwood, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North 19th Street and North J Street. Click for map. Marker is at entrance to Callaway Park. Marker is in this post office area: Elwood IN 46036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wendell Willkie (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indiana’s First Interurban (approx. 8.7 miles away); New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's) (approx. 10.3 miles away); General John Tipton (approx. 10.8 miles away); Tipton County Courthouse (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Wendell Lewis Willkie. (Submitted on June 17, 2007.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Politics •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Long shot of marker • Can you help?