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Richard Jordan Gatling

Inventor of the Gatling Gun

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
1. Richard Jordan Gatling Marker
Inscription.
Born Hertford Co. North Carolina
Sept. 12th, 1818.
Died New York City.
Febr. 26th, 1903.

The highest honors that the world can boast are subjects far too low for my desire. The brightest beams of glory are at most incomplete compared to my belief in the immortality of the soul.
 
Location. 39° 49.044′ N, 86° 10.38′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from West 38th Street east of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located in Crown Hill Cemetery, Gatling Mausoleum, Section 3, Lot 10. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 West 38th Street, Indianapolis IN 46208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Harrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crown Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Golden Hill Totem Pole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Home of Charles Warren Fairbanks (approx. one mile away); North Meridian Street Historic District
Richard Jordan Gatling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
2. Richard Jordan Gatling Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Joseph W. Summers Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indiana Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .  Crown Hill Cemetery. (Submitted on April 7, 2015.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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