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Connersville in Fayette County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Canal House

 
 
Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Canal House Marker
Inscription.

1841 Built as Headquarters of the Whitewater Valley Canal Co.

1854 Savings Bank of Indiana

Home of:
Dr. S. W. Vance 1857-1936

Congressman and Mrs. Finly H. Gray 1936-1947

1947 - 1971 V. F. W. Post 571

1971 - 1973 Restored by Historic Connersville Inc.
 
Erected by Indian Hill Chapter National Society of American Colonist.
 
Location. 39° 38.407′ N, 85° 8.386′ W. Marker is in Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette County. Marker is on East 4th Street east of North Central Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at the parking lot entrance to the "Canal House" in Connersville, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 East 4th Street, Connersville IN 47331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fayette County Honor Rolls (within shouting distance of this marker); The Whitewater Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Elmhurst" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Twelve Mile Line (approx. 4.9 miles away); Brigadier General CSA Francis Asbury Shoup
Obverse Side - - Canal House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Canal House Marker
(approx. 9.7 miles away); Whetzel Trace (1818-1823) (approx. 10.1 miles away); East Germantown Civil War Band (approx. 12 miles away); Overbeck House and Studio (approx. 12 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Connersville.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Canal House -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Canal House -and- Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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