Connersville in Fayette County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historic "Firsts" On This Site:
1669 ~ Early "Indian Trail" Connecting Cincinnati to Northern Trading Posts
1812 ~ First Blockhouse
1813 ~ First Public Square
1828 ~ Parker, then Fayette County Seminary
1858 ~ First Public School
1874 ~ First High School Added
1904 ~ Fifth St. Grade School Until 1971
1977 ~ Wendy's "Old Fashioned Hamburgers" Restaurant
Erected by John Conner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1669.
Location. 39° 38.438′ N, 85° 8.278′ W. Marker is in Connersville, Indiana, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East 5th Street and North Eastern Avenue (Indiana Route 1), on the right when traveling east on East 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Connersville IN 47331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Buisness Building (within shouting Connersville History Mural (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Conner (about 500 feet away); Canal House (about 500 feet away); Fayette County, Indiana (about 500 feet away); Whitewater Valley Arts Association Inc. (about 600 feet away); Fayette County Honor Rolls (about 600 feet away); Monty (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Connersville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.