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Salem in Washington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

John Hay Center

 
 
John Hay Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. John Hay Center Marker
Inscription.
Historical Society
Organized 1897. Headquarters and Genealogical Library in Museum building.

Birthplace of John Hay
Built in 1824 as a school. John Hay, Secretary to pres. Lincoln and Secretary of State for Presidents McKinley and T. Roosevelt, was born here Oct. 8, 1838.

Stevens Memorial Museum

Built in 1970 as a memorial to preserve the heritage of our community.

Owned and operated by Washington County Historical Society, Inc.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Society, Inc.
 
Location. 38° 36.34′ N, 86° 5.852′ W. Marker is in Salem, Indiana, in Washington County. Marker is on East Market Street east of South College Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located curb-side at the Washington County Historical Society - Stevens Memorial Museum in Salem, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 East Market Street, Salem IN 47167, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of John Milton Hay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington County Honor Rolls Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Looking West - - John Hay Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Looking West - - John Hay Center Marker
Morgan's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem Suffers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Courthouse / Salem Downtown Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning the Salem Railroad Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brock Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Also see . . .  John Hay Center ::. (Submitted on September 3, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Education
 
John Hay's Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. John Hay's Birthplace
A short walk down South College Avenue from the John Hay Center.
Looking South - - John Hay Center - & - Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. Looking South - - John Hay Center - & - Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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