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

Mansfield circa 1820

 
 
Mansfield circa 1820 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
1. Mansfield circa 1820 Marker
Inscription. First named New Dublin. Later called Strain's Mills before being named Mansfield during the 1830s.
 
Erected 1968 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1968.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 40.578′ N, 87° 6.157′ W. Marker is near Rockville, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on County Route S830E north of Indiana Route 59, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. May need your G.P.S. - - county road signs in this area are not what is listed on maps. Give yourself plenty of time driving this area. If you get lost, ask anyone. Residents in this area are very helpful. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville IN 47872, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 10 O'Clock Line (approx. 4.3 miles away); State Sanatorium Covered Bridge (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Church Built in Parke County Indiana (approx. 7.7 miles away); Gov. Joseph A. Wright (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Batty Mine Location
Long View - - Mansfield circa 1820 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
2. Long View - - Mansfield circa 1820 Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away); Birthplace of Mordecai Brown (approx. 8.5 miles away); Portland Mills (approx. 8.6 miles away); Foundation Rock (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockville.
 
Additional keywords. Flea Marketing Covered Bridge Festival
 
Categories. GovernmentLandmarksNotable Places
 
Wide View - - Mansfield circa 1820 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
3. Wide View - - Mansfield circa 1820 Marker
Hilltop Farm Sign - - Mansfield Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
4. Hilltop Farm Sign - - Mansfield
Parking Area for Flea Marketers during Covered Bridge Festival. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
5. Parking Area for Flea Marketers during Covered Bridge Festival.
Buildings downtown Mansfield ! ! Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
6. Buildings downtown Mansfield ! !
During the two week Covered Bridge Festival it will be wall to wall flea markerting stands, people, good food, and things you will never see again. Wear your walking shoes...
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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