Crawfordsville in Montgomery County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Federal Land Office
Erected by Daughters of the American Colonists.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 40° 2.581′ N, 86° 53.91′ W. Marker is in Crawfordsville, Indiana, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street (U.S. 136) and Water Street, on the left when traveling east on East Market Street. In front of "Enterprise Building". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 East Market Street, Crawfordsville IN 47933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Otto Schlemmer Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howdy Wilcox (about 500 feet Montgomery County's Tribute to her Heroic Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery County Rotary Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Elston Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cradle of Basketball (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major General Lew Wallace (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawfordsville.
Also see . . .
1. Major Ambrose Whitlock - A Ranger. The history of Crawfordsville and Major Whitlock are briefly outlined. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. History of Whitlock's Activities. The "Field Book" of the well known author Benson J Lossing has a good start on Whitlock's Biography. More research may be rewarding. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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