Saint Joe in DeKalb County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
(Born July 28, 1945)
— American Cartoonist —
The 2014-15 Fourth grade class of Riverdale Elementary commissioned this wooden statue of Jim Davis, dedicated July 2015. The project was graciously funded by the Dekko Foundation and was crafted by our local artist, David Drake.
The class objective was to select and nominate famous historical people associated with Indiana. Jim Davis was born in Marion, Indiana. He is an American cartoonist best known as the creator of the Garfield comic strip.
Donated by Eastside Area Community Foundation
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2015.
Location. 41° 18.647′ N, 84° 54.148′ W. Marker is in Saint Joe, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is on River Greenway, 0.3 miles south of County Road 60, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6127 River Greenway, Saint Joe IN 46785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); In The Distance (a few steps from this marker); Myra Selby Phil Carpenter (a few steps from this marker); James Franklin Sechler (Frank) (within shouting distance of this marker); Jeff Gordon (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Joe.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.