Wabash in Wabash County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Quarters of Lewis Cass
Governor of Michigan
In 1831 President Andrew Jackson appointed Governor Cass Secretary of War. He later served as Minister to France.
In the mid 1840's, he was elected to the United States Senate. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1848, but lost to Zachery Taylor.
In 1857 President Buchanan appointed Cass Secretary of State. His public service ended when he resigned in 1860 and returned to Michigan.
Location. 40° 47.836′ N, 85° 48.947′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker can be reached from E. Market Street 0.2 miles east of S. Allen Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the northern part of Paradise Spring Park west of the parking lot; the above directions are to the driveway to the park’s northeast parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters of James B. Ray (here, next to this marker); Quarters of Major General John Tipton (here, next to this marker); Quarters of Captain Frederick R. Kintner (a few steps from this marker); Council House Treaty of 1826 Meeting Camp (a few steps from this marker); Storage Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Cook's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Four Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wabash.
Also see . . . Lewis Cass - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2014.)
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