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Near Ray's Crossing in Shelby County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

De Witt Pioneer Home

 
 
De Witt Pioneer Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
1. De Witt Pioneer Home Marker
Inscription. Peter De Witt erected on this site in 1821 the first home in what is now Union Township, Shelby County.
 
Erected 1959 by Shelby County Historical Society. (Marker Number 73.1959.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 34.575′ N, 85° 39.883′ W. Marker is near Ray's Crossing, Indiana, in Shelby County. Marker is on County Route 625E 0.4 miles north of E. Union Rd, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelbyville IN 46176, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whetzel Trace (approx. 6 miles away); Indiana's First Railroad (approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks (approx. 6.9 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Shelby County Indiana (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
De Witt Pioneer Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
2. De Witt Pioneer Home Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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