Burnettsville in White County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Founded originally as Farmington Academy in the southwest part of town, in 1858 Joseph Baldwin opened the Indiana Normal. This was Indiana's first Normal school and the fifth in the United States.
Erected 1976. (Marker Number 91.1976.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 45.694′ N, 86° 35.602′ W. Marker is in Burnettsville, Indiana, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Located at the Burnettsville Community Center - next to the Railroad Depot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burnettsville IN 47926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Death (approx. 4.2 miles away); Burnett's Creek Arch (approx. 4.3 miles away); Trooper Paul Vincent Minneman (approx. 7.4 miles away); Mentzer Tavern (approx. 8½ miles away); Carrollton on the Wabash (approx. 8½ miles away); The Carrollton Bridge (approx. 8½ miles away); The Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 8½ miles away); White County War Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnettsville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 23, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.