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Attica in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. John Evans

1814 – 1897

 

—Logan Township —

 
Dr. John Evans - - Logan Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 3, 2008
1. Dr. John Evans - - Logan Township Marker
Inscription.
Doctor – Educator – Builder – Financier.

Attica, Indiana Doctor, 1839–1845
Founder: Indiana Hospital for Insane.
Chicago Mercy Hospital: City of Evanston, Ill.
Northwestern University - U. of Denver.
Rush Medical College Faculty.
Territorial Governor of Colorado.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 17.507′ N, 87° 14.976′ W. Marker is in Attica, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker can be reached from South Perry Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. At the corner, turn left onto East Washington Street and park at the side of the Attica Carnegie Library. The marker is on the South end of the front of the Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 South Perry Street, Attica IN 47918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Spirit of the American Doughboy (a few steps from this marker); Attica’s Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Italianate Style House (within shouting distance of this marker); Attica & Covington Canal Skirmish (about 700
Marker On Front Under The Tree image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 3, 2008
2. Marker On Front Under The Tree
Side walk leads to the Washington Street parking area that can be seen in the photo background to the right.
feet away, measured in a direct line); Devon Theater (about 800 feet away); The Old Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Attica.
 
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View of Library - from Washington Street. image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 3, 2008
3. View of Library - from Washington Street.
Click on photo to see details of Marker on the Library building - Under the Tree.
One of the Two Fountains in Front of the Library image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 3, 2008
4. One of the Two Fountains in Front of the Library
A very well shaded yard. All of the flowers and shrubs are well cared for and interesting to behold. Take along a picnic lunch.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,662 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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