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Bedford in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Otis Park

 
 
Otis Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
1. Otis Park Marker
Inscription. A gift of newspaperman Fred B. Otis, May 13, 1937. The mansion was built circa 1865 by William A. Ragsdale. Pioneer stone worker, Nathan Hall purchased the property in 1875 and named it "Pine Hall." Later it was owned by industrialist Alvin T. Hert. The property was used as a private country club from WW I to 1937. The Second Principal Meridian passes north–south through this gate.
 
Location. 38° 51.547′ N, 86° 27.691′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Tunnelton Road 0.1 miles south of Parkview Drive (16th Street) (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 Tunnelton Road, Bedford IN 47421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pine Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Otis Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cornerstone of Freedom (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County Vietnam Honor Roll
Otis Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
2. Otis Park Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedford.
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register
Otis Park and Golf Course was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
    — Submitted June 2, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Otis Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
3. Otis Park Marker
View to north along Tunnelton Road
Otis Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
4. Otis Park Marker
At driveway entrance to Otis Park Golf Course
Otis Park Gate Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
5. Otis Park Gate Entrance
According to the marker, the Second Principal Meridian passes north-south through the gate
Pine Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
6. Pine Hall
Otis Park Band Shell image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
7. Otis Park Band Shell
Erected by the Federal Works Progress Administration in 1938
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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