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Armiesburg in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Armiesburg

 
 
Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
1. Armiesburg Marker
Inscription. So named because armies of Gen. Wm. H. Harrison (1811) and Gen. Saml. Hopkins (1812) bivouacked nearby.

A busy village during waterpower days, court was held here before the county was judicially organized.
 
Erected 1966 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1966.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.78′ N, 87° 21.071′ W. Marker is in Armiesburg, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on County Route S600W south of Route W40S, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montezuma IN 47862, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (approx. half a mile away); Hixon Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Montezuma Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Hillsdale Steps (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); 10 O'Clock Line (approx. 3.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Replica of Ernie Pyle Monument (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable EventsPolitical SubdivisionsWar of 1812
 
South View - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
2. South View - - Armiesburg Marker
North View - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
3. North View - - Armiesburg Marker
South - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
4. South - - Armiesburg Marker
 
 
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