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

Roseville

 
 
Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
1. Roseville Marker
Inscription. The first business in Parke County was a grist mill built near here by Chauncey Rose and associates in 1819.
This was the first flatboat landing in the county; territorial court was held here and this was a stop for stagecoaches.
 
Erected 1966 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1966.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.108′ N, 87° 17.653′ W. Marker is near Rockville, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on County Route S325W north of County Route S550W, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Take care, most county roads in this area have been renamed and do not share numbers or names noted on most maps. May need a G.P.S. to get around. 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. 5.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Civil War Soldiers Buried at Clinton Indiana (approx. 5.6 miles away); All Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named 10 O'Clock Line
South View - - Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
2. South View - - Roseville Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Hixon Cemetery (approx. 6.5 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 7.8 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away); Rockville Chautauqua Pavilion (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .  "Building a Flatboat". Courtesy - "Readings in Indiana History" (Pp. 231-241) offers a number of adventures including "Flatboating Days", "Indiana Flatboats at New Orleans", "A Ferry-Boat Ad", and the "Steamboat Trip on the Wabash". (A good read to learn how to build a flatboat..) (Submitted on July 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Covered Bridge
 
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East View - - Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
3. East View - - Roseville Marker
North View - - Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
4. North View - - Roseville Marker
Covered Bridge -and- Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
5. Covered Bridge -and- Roseville Marker
Covered Bridge by Roseville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, May 10, 2009
6. Covered Bridge by Roseville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 67 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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