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Armiesburg in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Armiesburg

 
 
Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
1. Armiesburg Marker
Inscription.  So named because armies of Gen. Wm. H. Harrison (1811) and Gen. Saml. Hopkins (1812) bivouacked nearby.

A busy village during waterpower days, court was held here before the county was judicially organized.
 
Erected 1966 by Parke County Historical Society. (Marker Number 61.1966.2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsPolitical SubdivisionsWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 39° 45.78′ N, 87° 21.071′ W. Marker is in Armiesburg, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on County Road S600W south of Road W40S, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montezuma IN 47862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (approx. half a mile away); Hixon Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Melcher Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Montezuma Cemetery
South View - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
2. South View - - Armiesburg Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); The Hillsdale Steps (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mecca Bridge (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
North View - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
3. North View - - Armiesburg Marker
South - - Armiesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, March 21, 2009
4. South - - Armiesburg Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,525 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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