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Southport in Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mary Bryan, Pioneer Woman

 
 
Mary Bryan, Pioneer Woman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, July 14, 2007
1. Mary Bryan, Pioneer Woman Marker
Inscription.  Mary Bryan, one of the first American women to cross the Cumberland Mountains (c. 1776), is buried here with Samuel, her husband, a Revolutionary War veteran, who settled in Perry Township in 1830.
 
Erected 1975 by Little Hoosiers of Homecroft Elementary School. (Marker Number 49.1975.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 39° 39.906′ N, 86° 6.95′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. It is in Southport. Marker is at the intersection of East Southport Road and Pine Street on East Southport Road. It is at the cemetery on Southport Road (across from Pine Street), Next to the Bethel Memorial Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2810 E Southport Rd, Indianapolis IN 46227, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church of Southport
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); First Church, School and Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); James T. and Laura Polk Community House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Looking down the street at the marker and cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, July 14, 2007
2. Looking down the street at the marker and cemetery
Samuel and Mary Bryan's markers. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, July 14, 2007
3. Samuel and Mary Bryan's markers.
Close up of the Bryan markers. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, July 14, 2007
4. Close up of the Bryan markers.
Bethel Memorial Church, Next to Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Bowyer, July 14, 2007
5. Bethel Memorial Church, Next to Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,557 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 15, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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