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Tipton County Markers
Indiana (Tipton County), Kempton — The Dunham House
In 1849, Jacob Dunham and Catherine Goodnight Dunham, originally from Virginia and Pennsylvania, purchased this land, formerly part of the Miami Indian Reserve, through a U. S. Land Grant. Their grandson, William Riley Dunham, was an Indiana Legislator who built the house, circa 1880's The Dunham family was committed to serving the public in politics, medicine, education, and agriculture. Other families that married into Dunham family were by the name Goodnight, Kearney, and Stroup. This . . . — Map (db m37787) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — General John Tipton1766 - - 1839
Pioneer Leader Hero of Tippecanoe Indian Agent Statesman - - - - - - - - - Centennial Memorial 1816 - - 1916 — Map (db m37793) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — Land Between The Rivers
Surveyors’ maps of 1824 and 1846 of Tipton County marked the Indian Portage Trails through Tipton, the junction between the Indiana water ways. [[ Maps on Left Side of Plaque ]] To Wabash River Waters Kokomo Trail - - - (Northwest) Peru Trail - - - (Northeast) Tipton - - - (Map Center) Strawtown - - - (Southeast) To White River Waters — Map (db m37886) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — 80.1966.1 — New Purchase Boundary (Treaty of St. Mary's)
In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana was involved in this transaction. — Map (db m1515) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial — Fairview Cemetery
( Engraved - Stone Memorial ) In memory of those who served in the Wars of our Nation from Tipton County ( Bronze Plaque ) " THE VETERAN " - - It is the veteran, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion - - - - It is the veteran, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press - - - - It is the veteran, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech - - - - It is the veteran, not the campus . . . — Map (db m37796) WM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — Tipton County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial — Tipton County Courthouse
Tipton County Veterans Memorial — Map (db m37857) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — Tipton County (Indiana) World War I and II Memorial — Tipton County Memorial Hospital
This Hospital Erected by public subscription to keep alive the Honored and Prayerful memory of those who served from Tipton County in World Wars I and II Tablet presented by Charles Sturdevant - -Post No.46 American Legion Sharpsville - - - - -Post No. 443 American Legion Wisehart and Boyer - - - - -Post No. 219 American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars - - - - -Post No. 1129 Tipton County Chapter No. 56 - -Disabled American Veterans . . . — Map (db m37860) HM
Indiana (Tipton County), Tipton — 80.1994.1 — Tipton County Courthouse
Romanesque Classical Revival Style building designed by Adolf Scherrer, architect of the 1888 Indiana State Capitol. It is Tipton County's third courthouse and was completed, 1894; placed in National Register of Historic Places, 1984; Restored 1988 - 1991. — Map (db m37858) HM
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