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Near Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1827

[The First School House in Delaware County]

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
1. 1827 Marker
Inscription.  The first school house in Delaware County was erected in a trackless forest one half mile west of this site. “Indian Jim,” the last of the Delaware tribe remaining in this county, a highly respected resident hewed the black walnut logs and clapboards with a broadaxe. The “Old Indian Trail” from Richmond to Peru, passes this point.
 
Erected 1927 by Paul Revere Chapter and the Indiana State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 7.435′ N, 85° 17.99′ W. Marker is near Muncie, Indiana, in Delaware County. Marker is on South Burlington Drive 0.2 miles north of County Road 500, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7600 South Burlington Drive, Muncie IN 47302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uten-Ink (approx. 3.4 miles away); Smithfield (approx. 3˝ miles away); Hemingray Glass Company
1827 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
2. 1827 Marker
full view of marker, from roadside
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Delaware County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away); In Remembrance (approx. 7 miles away); Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (approx. 7 miles away); V.F.W. Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muncie.
 
Additional keywords. Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Categories. EducationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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