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Flora in Carroll County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Flora

The Garden Spot of Indiana

 
 
Flora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
1. Flora Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Flora’s Station, on the Logansport, Crawfordsville and Southwestern Ry., was platted in 1872 for John Flora on land entered by him in 1829. Ino Post Office established 1872, changed to Flora in 1873. Also called Fountain City from flowing wells. Pikes Peak, ½ mile south and east had sawmill and shops until 1889. Near here was located a log cabin school, and in 1876 the first church, St. Paul’s Lutheran, was built.
 
Erected 1972 by Carroll County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 32.833′ N, 86° 31.464′ W. Marker is in Flora, Indiana, in Carroll County. Marker is on Columbia Street (Indiana Route 18) west of South Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 West Columbia Street, Flora IN 46929, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flora War Memorials (approx. half a mile away); Camden / Jackson Township (approx. 4.3 miles away); Wild Cat Lodge No. 311 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Adams Mill (approx. 4.7 miles away); Site of Cabin Home Gen. Samuel Milroy
Obverse View - - Flora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Flora Marker
(approx. 7.7 miles away); Samuel Milroy (approx. 7.7 miles away); Sycamore Row (approx. 8.1 miles away); Burlington (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
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Looking North - - Flora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
3. Looking North - - Flora Marker
Looking East - - Flora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
4. Looking East - - Flora Marker
Other View - - Flora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
5. Other View - - Flora Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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