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Orleans in Orange County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Freeman Corner

 
 
Freeman Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
1. Freeman Corner Marker
Inscription.

Thomas Freeman surveyed the Vincennes Tract 1802-1803. The northeast corner of this tract is located 839 ft. N. and 48 ft. E.
Placed by Lost River Chapter D.A.R.
1935.
 
Erected 1935 by Lost River Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 40.584′ N, 86° 27.181′ W. Marker is in Orleans, Indiana, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from N. Maple Street (State Road 37) north of County Road 810N, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located near the Orleans water tower. Marker is in this post office area: Orleans IN 47452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freeman's Corner (a few steps from this marker); Orleans Area War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Orleans War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Orleans School Bell (approx. one mile away); Orleans Congress Square (approx. one mile away); Orange County Courthouse
Freeman Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
2. Freeman Corner Marker
The adjacent metal sign has the logo of the
Daughters of the American Revolution
(approx. 8.3 miles away); Orange County Honor Roll (approx. 8.4 miles away); Orange County Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orleans.
 
Additional comments.
1. Location of Freeman's Corner
The nearby 1966 marker erected by the Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission indicates a different location for the survey corner. The Indiana state marker states the corner is 250 feet east.
    — Submitted May 31, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
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Freeman Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
3. Freeman Corner Marker
View to north with Indiana State marker on Freeman's Corner in background
Freeman Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
4. Freeman Corner Marker
View to south with D.A.R. marker in background
to the left of the driveway
Orleans Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
5. Orleans Water Tower
View to south towards town of Orleans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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