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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ellis Mansion

 
 
Ellis Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Ellis Mansion Marker
Inscription. Abner Turner Ellis, a Borough President, Probate Judge, and State Senator, promoted the Charter of Ohio & Miss. R. R. (later a part of B & O) and was its first president.
His stately home was built by John Moore about 1838. Abraham Lincoln visited in this home during Henry Clay's campaign in 1844.
 
Erected by Vincennes Historical and Antiquarian Society, Business and Professional Women's Club.
 
Location. 38° 40.831′ N, 87° 31.861′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on North 2nd Street north of Busseron Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Bank of Indiana (a few steps from this marker); The Grand Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Home of Francis Vigo (within shouting distance of this marker); Vincennes in the American Revolution (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of House Occupied as Headquarters (about 600 feet away); Gold Star - - Honor Roll
Obverse Side - - Ellis Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Obverse Side - - Ellis Mansion Marker
(about 600 feet away); Fort Knox, First Site (about 600 feet away); The Old Cathedral “French and Indian” Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Vincennes.
 
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Long View - - Ellis Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. Long View - - Ellis Mansion Marker
Front View - - Ellis Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf
4. Front View - - Ellis Mansion
It is this section that is the original portion of the Mansion - prior to additions being made to the structure.
Other View  - -  Ellis Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
5. Other View - - Ellis Mansion
"Harmony Society" - - Owns the Mansion and Hold Its Meetings There In. . . image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 11, 2009
6. "Harmony Society" - - Owns the Mansion and Hold Its Meetings There In. . .
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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