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Vallonia in Jackson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bartholomew Trail

 
 
Bartholomew Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
1. Bartholomew Trail Marker
Inscription. On June 11, 1813, Col. Joseph Bartholomew, with Lieut. Col. John Tipton and Maj. David Owens as aides, and 137 mounted men of the Indiana Territorial Militia moved northward along this trail from Vallonia (Jackson county) through Tiptonia (now Columbus) on a course between north and northeast, about one hundred miles, to the Upper Delaware town on White River, near the trading post of William Conner, to clear the territory for settlers.
 
Erected 1991 by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, assisted by Fort Vallonia Chapter, Joseph Hart Chapter, and Horseshoe Prairie Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 50.68′ N, 86° 5.902′ W. Marker is in Vallonia, Indiana, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from S. Main Street (County Road S310W) south of Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located next to the entry gate of the reproduction of Fort Vallonia. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2444 S. Main St, Vallonia IN 47281, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Vallonia (within shouting distance of this marker);
Bartholomew Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
2. Bartholomew Trail Marker
Next to the entry gate of the reproduction of Fort Vallonia
Fort Vallonia (approx. half a mile away); Medora Covered Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Driftwood Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); In Memory of Col. John Ketcham / Time Capsule (approx. 3.8 miles away); All Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Jackson County W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Medora Shale Brick Plant (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vallonia.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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