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Lawrenceburg in Dearborn County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lawrenceburg

Founded 1802

 
 
Lawrenceburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 21, 2013
1. Lawrenceburg Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of two Indiana Governors. Albert Gallatin Porter, eighteenth Governor (1881-1885), born here April 20, 1824, died Indianapolis, May 3, 1897; and Winfield Taylor Durbin, twenty-fourth Governor (1901-1905), born here May 4, 1847, died Anderson, December 18, 1928.
 
Erected 1976 by Dearborn County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 39° 5.762′ N, 84° 51.481′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Boulevard (U.S. 50) and Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Green Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is located in Lawrenceburg Newton Park fronting Green Blvd (US50). Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg IN 47025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Buchanan Eads (a few steps from this marker); The Spirits of Lawrenceburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Price of Freedom (approx. half a mile away); Medal of Honor Citations (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Lawrenceburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 21, 2013
2. Lawrenceburg Marker
View to east along Green Boulevard
Dearborn County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County World War II War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Albert Gallatin Porter - Indiana Government. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Winfield Taylor Durbin - Indiana Government. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 20 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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