Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Cabin in Rensselaer
the first cabin in Rensselaer
Built and occupied by
Joseph Yeoman and wife
Erected 1936 by General Van Rensselaer Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 40° 56.102′ N, 87° 9.219′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, Indiana, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (U.S. 231) and the Iroquois River, on the left when traveling west on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is on the eastern end of the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Rensselaer IN 47978, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Frederick Hanley (within shouting distance of this marker); General Robert H. Milroy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jasper County Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); James Van Rensselaer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Rensselaer Power Plant Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jasper County World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rensselaer.
Also see . . .
1. Visit Rensselaer. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Abstract of A Brief History of Early Settlers and Settlement of Jasper County. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Rensselaer, Indiana. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.