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Burnettsville in White County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indiana Normal

1852-1886

 
 
Indiana Normal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
1. Indiana Normal Marker
Inscription.
Founded originally as Farmington Academy in the southwest part of town, in 1858 Joseph Baldwin opened the Indiana Normal. This was Indiana's first Normal school and the fifth in the United States.
 
Erected 1976. (Marker Number 91.1976.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.694′ N, 86° 35.602′ W. Marker is in Burnettsville, Indiana, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Located at the Burnettsville Community Center - next to the Railroad Depot. Marker is in this post office area: Burnettsville IN 47926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (approx. 4.2 miles away); Burnett's Creek Arch (approx. 4.3 miles away); Trooper Paul Vincent Minneman (approx. 7.4 miles away); Mentzer Tavern (approx. 8.5 miles away); Carrollton on the Wabash (approx. 8.5 miles away); The Carrollton Bridge
Obverse View - - Indiana Normal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Indiana Normal Marker
(approx. 8.5 miles away); The Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 8.5 miles away); White County War Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burnettsville.
 
Categories. Education
 
Wide View - - Indiana Normal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
3. Wide View - - Indiana Normal Marker
Other View - - Indiana Normal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
4. Other View - - Indiana Normal Marker
Burnettsville, Indiana - Train Depot - - Just a short walk. image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
5. Burnettsville, Indiana - Train Depot - - Just a short walk.
Other View - - Burnettsville, Indiana - Train Depot image. Click for full size.
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
6. Other View - - Burnettsville, Indiana - Train Depot
Have a picnic lunch and enjoy the community! ! !
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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