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Greensburg in Decatur County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks

 
 
Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
Inscription.

1822 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1922
Colonel Thomas Hendricks
Veteran of the War of 1812
Founded this Town in 1821
He built the first cabin and donated one
hundred acres of ground to the new town

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On June 14, 1822
Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks
wife of Colonel Thomas Hendricks
named Greensburg for Her
Native town in Pennsylvania

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 20.229′ N, 85° 28.991′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County. Marker is on North Franklin Street north of East Main Street (U.S. 421), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the East entrance to the Decatur County Courthouse in Greensburg, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 East Washington Street, Greensburg IN 47240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Decatur County All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Wide View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Wide View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
The Naegel Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Donnell -V.- State, 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish American War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War General John T. Wilder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Additional keywords. Tree growing out of Courthouse roof.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Looking South/East - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Looking South/East - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
Long View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Long View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
East Side - - Decatur County Court House -and- The "Tree" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. East Side - - Decatur County Court House -and- The "Tree"
Tree Growing Out of Courthouse Roof . . ! image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
6. Tree Growing Out of Courthouse Roof . . !
South/West Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
7. South/West Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana
North/East Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
8. North/East Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana
 
 
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