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Syracuse in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Samuel Crosson

B. 12 Feb. 1795     D. 28 April 1844

 
 
Samuel Crosson Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Samuel Crosson Marker
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Inscription. Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward came to this area in July 1835 and established a grist mill and sawmill on Turkey Creek. They founded Syracuse 11 August 1837. Crosson died at the age of 49 years. The burial site of Henry Ward is unknown.
 
Erected 1987 by Ladies of the Round Table, Lions Club, and the Syracuse Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 41° 25.714′ N, 85° 45.447′ W. Marker was in Syracuse, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of N. Mill Street and W. High Street. Click for map. Marker was located in the Syracuse Cemetery; the above directions are to the main entrance of the cemetery. Marker was in this post office area: Syracuse IN 46567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Syracuse Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crosson Park (approx. half a mile away); Indian Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.7
Samuel Crosson Marker Support Post image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 25, 2014
2. Samuel Crosson Marker Support Post
Next to grave site of Samuel Crosson
miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 2.8 miles away); Milford World War I Veterans (approx. 4.8 miles away); Milford World Wars Honor Roll (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Syracuse.
 
Also see . . .  Plaque Honoring Founder, Veteran Markers Stolen. A May 27, 2014 article from Stacey Page Online on the theft of the marker. Includes a photograph of the marker at its dedication in 1987. (Submitted on June 27, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Syracuse Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 25, 2014
3. Syracuse Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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