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Greencastle in Putnam County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Julian Family Home

 
 
Julian Family Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
1. Julian Family Home Marker
Inscription.

Indiana Historic Site and Structure

the

Julian Family Home

715 Crown Street
Greencastle, Indiana
1920 - - 1944


In this house once lived Elizabeth and James Julian and their six children – Percy, James, Mattie, Elizabeth, Irma, and Emerson. All of the children were graduated from DePauw University, and all went on to high achievement. The Julian Family is recognized as one of the great Black families of the United States.

On October 1, 1993, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, listed this property on the INDIANA REGISTER OF HISTORIC SITES AND STRUCTURES.

A plaque was placed on this home by the Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County, Indiana, on October 24th, 1993.
 
Erected by Heritage Preservation Society.
 
Location. 39° 38.635′ N, 86° 51.814′ W. Marker is in Greencastle, Indiana, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of South Vine Street and East Washington Street (U.S. 231), on the right when traveling south on South Vine Street. Click for map. Located on the "Heritage Wall". Top row - - third from
Plaque Photo - - "Julian Family Home" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
2. Plaque Photo - - "Julian Family Home"
the left. Marker is in this post office area: Greencastle IN 46135, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donald J. Cook ( 1915 - - 2005 ) (here, next to this marker); Percy Lavon Julian ( 1899--1975 ) (here, next to this marker); Eli Lilly & The Civil War ( 1861--1865 ) (here, next to this marker); Abraham Lincoln's Biography (here, next to this marker); Putnamville United Methodist Church (here, next to this marker); Cannon's Men's Wear 1891 -- 1985 (here, next to this marker); The Founding of the Lilly Family in Greencastle, Indiana (here, next to this marker); Eitel's Flowers (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Greencastle.
 
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Commemorative Stamp - - Percy Lavon Julian image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
3. Commemorative Stamp - - Percy Lavon Julian
Text from marker “”This 29 U.S. Percy Lavon Julian Commemorative Stamp is the 16th stamp to be issued in the Black Heritage Series. It was first issued in Chicago, Illinois on January 29, 1993. A second release was made on April 8, 1993, in Greencastle, Indiana, at DePauw Station on the occasion of the DePauw University 17th Annual Percy Lavon Julian Lecture. This lecture was presented by Attorney Percy L. Julian, Jr. son of Dr. Julian.”“
"Heritage Wall" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
4. "Heritage Wall"
Wide View - - Julian Family Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
5. Wide View - - Julian Family Home Marker
Other View - - Julian Family Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 10, 2012
6. Other View - - Julian Family Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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