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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

"Grouseland"

Built 1803 - 1804

 

— Home of William Henry Harrison —

 
" Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker
Inscription.  
Welcome to
"Grouseland"
Built 1803 - 1804
Home of
William Henry Harrison

Governor Indiana Territory 1800 - 1812
President of the United States 1840

Mansion owned and restored by
Francis Vigo Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected by Francis Vigo Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 38° 41.127′ N, 87° 31.557′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of West Scott Street and Park Street, on the right when traveling west on West Scott Street. Park Street is no longer open traffic. Can also use, Harrison Street past North 1st Street - there is also more
Obverse Side - - " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Obverse Side - - " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker
The sidewalk seen in the photo to the right goes to Harrison Street and more parking.
parking there. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 W Scott St, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indiana Territory (a few steps from this marker); Millstones from Emison Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Knox Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Harrison & Lewis & Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Thornton Scott (1777 - 1827 ) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vincennes University (about 400 feet away); Chief Tecumseh (about 700 feet away); The Baty Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Also see . . .  Official Web Site - - "Grouseland". There are a number of links in this web site - - Enjoy the searching. The page will open to interior views of the Home! ! (Submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
" Grouseland " - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. " Grouseland " - Sign
This sign is located on the Harrison Street side of "Grouseland" near a parking lot.
"Grouseland" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 19, 2013
4. "Grouseland" Marker
Harrison Street Side of " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Harrison Street Side of " Grouseland "
Front of " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Front of " Grouseland "
The marker can be seen in profile, on the left, behind the green sign holding a mail box.
Front View - - " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. Front View - - " Grouseland "
Side View - - " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
8. Side View - - " Grouseland "
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,201 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2021, by Rebecca Speaker of Columbus, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   4. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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