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The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison

 
 
The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
1. The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison Marker
Inscription.
The home of
Caroline Scott Harrison
First President General
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
1890-1892
and
Benjamin Harrison
Twenty Third President of the
United States
Erected in 1871
Presented by
Indiana
Daughers of the American Revoution
October 1959

 
Erected 1959 by Indiana Daughers of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.042′ N, 86° 9.254′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of North Delaware Street and East 11th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Delaware Street. Click for map. Located on the front porch of the Benjamin Harrison House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis IN 46202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. General Benjamin Harrison (a few steps from this marker); The Old Northside (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Freeman (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Several Plaques on the Front Porch of the Harrison House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
2. Several Plaques on the Front Porch of the Harrison House
Ovid Butler, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Widows and Orphans Friendsí Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); Zerelda G. Wallace (approx. half a mile away); First Indiana State Meeting of the Christian Churches (approx. half a mile away); North Western Christian University (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .  The Benjamin Harrison Home. (Submitted on January 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Benjamin Harrison House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
3. The Benjamin Harrison House
Side View of the Harrison House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
4. Side View of the Harrison House
National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
5. National Register Plaque
Benjamin Harrison Home
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site prossesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1964
Benjamin Harrison Home Rededication image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
6. Benjamin Harrison Home Rededication
On this date, October 6, 1974,
100 years after original construction,
the restored home of Benjamin Harrison,
our nation's 23rd President, was rededicated.
Renovation was accomplished by the
President Benjamin Harrison Foundation
with generous support from
Arthur Jordon Foundation
and Lilly Endowment, Inc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,690 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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