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Oldenburg in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Academy of the Immaculate Conception

Sisters of Saint Francis

 
 
Academy of the Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Academy of the Immaculate Conception Marker
Inscription. Opened in 1852; enlarged in 1876 and 1901. The Academy Classroom Building and the Auditorium were completed in 1968.
 
Erected 1971 by Society of Indiana Pioneers. (Marker Number 24.1971.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 20.517′ N, 85° 12.107′ W. Marker is in Oldenburg, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Vine Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oldenburg IN 47036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Immaculate Conception Convent (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corpus Christi Procession Route (about 600 feet away); Hackman General Store (about 800 feet away); Father Franz Joseph Rudolf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Stone Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Oldenburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ben Franklin III (approx. 8 miles away); Metamora Grist Mill (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oldenburg.
 
Also see . . .  IHB Review of Marker
Academy of the Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Academy of the Immaculate Conception
View to the southwest from Washington Street
. The Indiana Historical Bureau has prepared a preliminary report reviewing the marker for accuracy and relevance. The preliminary report concludes, "Were this marker to be rewritten today, IHB would include information on German immigration into this region as represented by the academy." (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 5 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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