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Alexandria in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Micajah Chamness Sr

First Settler in Monroe Twp.

 

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By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
1. Micajah Chamness Sr Marker
Inscription.  
One hundred yards east of this
memorial was located the log
cabin home of
Micajah Chamness Sr
First settler in Monroe Twp.
Historic events here
First log cabin built 1821
Christian Church organized 1831
Monroe Township formed January 1836
First election held April 1836
Alexandria platted June 1836
 
Erected 1936 by Madison County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 15.58′ N, 85° 40.273′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is on South Park Avenue (Indiana Route 9) 0.1 miles south of Pugh Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 South Park Avenue, Alexandria IN 46001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana’s First Interurban (approx. 0.3 miles away); Landmark Oak (approx. 3.1 miles away); Slickville Tile Works (approx. 5.4 miles away); Wendell Willkie (approx. 8.8 miles
Micajah Chamness Sr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
2. Micajah Chamness Sr Marker
away); Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 8.9 miles away); Snagtown ~ New Corner (approx. 9.7 miles away); Madison County Historic Home (approx. 10.4 miles away); Madison County Veterans' Memorial (approx. 10½ miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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