Borden in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Old Borden Tavern / Borden Museum
Old Borden Tavern
Here William W. Bordenís mother kept a tavern 1824 to 1851. As a memorial to his parents, the Old Tavern, which was built in 1819, was incorporated into the buildings of the Borden Museum.
Erected by William W. Borden in 1900. Here for some years was housed one of the rarest and most valuable collections in the state. Building now used by Borden High School.
Location. 38° 28.061′ N, 85° 56.752′ W. Marker is in Borden, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Market Street and E. Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Borden IN 47106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Borden Institute Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pekin's Fourth of July Celebrations (approx. 4.6 miles away); Birthplace and Childhood Home of Col. Harland Sanders (approx. 10.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.4 miles away); Korean Veterans Memorial World War II Memorial (approx. 11.4 miles away); Georgetown (approx. 12 miles away); Patrick Shields (approx. 12.2 miles away).
Also see . . . The Borden Legacy. An extensive biography of William W. Borden from the December 1995 edition of The Indiana Historian - A Magazine Exploring Indiana History. (Submitted on May 31, 2014.)
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