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Near Rushville in Rush County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wendell L. Willkie,

1892 - - 1944

 
 
Wendell L. Willkie, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
1. Wendell L. Willkie, Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription. Lawyer and business leader - Republican presidential nominee, 1940 - the only native Hoosier to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party - author of One World - grave and memorial in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.
 
Erected 1969 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.1969.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 36.504′ N, 85° 25.886′ W. Marker is near Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is on State Road 44 west of Airport Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located at the Entrance of "East Hill Cemetery" - a short distance (on State Road 44) from the East edge of Rushville. Marker is in this post office area: Rushville IN 46173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. William B. Laughlin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 0.7 miles away);
Obverse Side - - Wendell L. Willkie, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
2. Obverse Side - - Wendell L. Willkie, Marker
a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 1.3 miles away); Twelve Mile Line (approx. 10.8 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County (approx. 13.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rushville.
 
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Society erected five identical markers for Wendell L. Willkie in Rushville.
 
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Long View West - - Wendell L. Willkie, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
3. Long View West - - Wendell L. Willkie, Marker
Rushville straight ahead to the West on State Road 44.
Wendell L. Willkie, Marker - & - 'East Hill Cemetery' Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
4. Wendell L. Willkie, Marker - & - 'East Hill Cemetery' Entrance
 
 
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