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

“Elmhurst”

 
 
Elmhurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Elmhurst Marker
Inscription. Erected 1831 by Oliver H. Smith. Later home of Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of Interior under Lincoln and Grand Master of Indiana Masons. Restored 1941 as home for local Masonic bodies.
 
Erected 1967 by Warren Lodge and York Rite.
 
Location. 39° 37.892′ N, 85° 8.649′ W. Marker is in Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette County. Marker is on South Grand Avenue (State Road 121) south of South Eastern Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the gate entry to the Warren Masonic Lodge, which is just South of the Whitewater Valley Railroad building - at the extreme southern side of Connersville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Connersville IN 47331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Whitewater Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fayette County Honor Rolls (approx. 0.7 miles away); Twelve Mile Line (approx. 4.6 miles away); Brigadier General CSA Francis Asbury Shoup (approx. 9.1 miles away); Whetzel Trace (1818-1823)
Obverse Side - - Elmhurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Elmhurst Marker
(approx. 9.5 miles away); East Germantown Civil War Band (approx. 12.6 miles away); Iron Brigade Commander (approx. 12.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Connersville.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of "Elmhurst" ::. Courtesy:: www.warrenlodge.org - is a fine history of "Elmhurst". Just follow the links ! ! (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Caleb B. Smith - Mr. Lincoln's White House. (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Wide View - - Elmhurst Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Wide View - - Elmhurst Marker
Elmhurst (the Home) -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Elmhurst (the Home) -and- Marker
" Elmhurst " - - (Warren Masonic Lodge #15 F. & A. M.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. " Elmhurst " - - (Warren Masonic Lodge #15 F. & A. M.)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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