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Spring Mill Village in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indiana State Parks

1916-2016

— Spring Mill State Park —

 
 
Indiana State Parks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 31, 2020
1. Indiana State Parks Marker
Inscription.  
Honoring a century of conservation and outdoor recreation. Celebrating unique, cherished places where future generations can experience nature and history.
Spring Mill established 1927

"I hope and trust that the small beginning we have made will have laid the foundation for a comprehensive system of state parks which will not only stand forever as a token of the past, but which will bring health, wealth and happiness to our own generation and the many that will come after us."
Col. Richard Lieber, founder of the Indiana State Parks in 1916
 
Erected by Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 38° 44.167′ N, 86° 25.35′ W. Marker is in Spring Mill Village, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Indiana Route 60, 0.3 miles west of County Road 950E, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mitchell IN 47446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civilian Conservation Corp (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Indiana State Parks (here, next to this marker); The Granny White House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amzi Munson Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stage Coach Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hamer Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Montgomery Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away); Hat Factory (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Mill Village.
 
Indiana State Parks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 31, 2020
2. Indiana State Parks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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