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Mount Summit in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Colonel Jesse Ice

 
 
Colonel Jesse Ice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2015
1. Colonel Jesse Ice Marker
Inscription.  
This Plaque Donated
by the Richard M. Ice
Family in Memory of
Colonel Jesse Ice
Who Founded Mt. Summit
in 1854

 
Erected by Richard M. Ice Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 40° 0.277′ N, 85° 23.154′ W. Marker is in Mount Summit, Indiana, in Henry County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 36) just east of Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, in front of the Mount Summit Post Office & Prairie Township Community Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 West Main Street, Mount Summit IN 47361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. 3.7 miles away); Co. G 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (approx. 3.8 miles away); Co. I 152nd Inf. 38th Div. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer (approx. 3.9 miles away); Henry County War Memorial
Colonel Jesse Ice Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2015
2. Colonel Jesse Ice Monument
(approx. 4 miles away); USS Hyman DD732 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Jesse Ice (abt. 1786 - 1863). During the French and Indian War, Jesse Ice came through Ohio and Indiana and up into Delaware County. It was on this trip that he became impressed with the possibilities of Western country. Jesse Ice took up about 360 acres near the present site of Mt. Summit. The village of Mt. Summit, or Summit as it was generally called, was established in 1854 by Jesse Ice, Proprietor, and contained 4 blocks, with 15 lots. (Submitted on January 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Mount Summit, Indiana (Wikipedia). Mount Summit was platted in 1854. It was named for its lofty elevation. A post office has been in operation in Mount Summit since 1869. (Submitted on January 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Mount Summit, Indiana Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 17, 2015
3. Mount Summit, Indiana Post Office
(monument visible beside sidewalk, on left)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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