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Near Spring Mill Village in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wilson Monument

 
 
The 1866 Wilson Monument and a modern marker duplicating its original text image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, June 2, 2013
1. The 1866 Wilson Monument and a modern marker duplicating its original text
Inscription.  
In honor of
Alexander Wilson
"Father of American
Ornithology"

Erected in 1866
by George Donaldson

 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
 
Location. 38° 44.039′ N, 86° 24.929′ W. Marker is near Spring Mill Village, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Indiana Route 60 west of County Road 950E, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3333 IN-60, Mitchell IN 47446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tale of Two Scotsmen (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hamer Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indiana State Parks (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Indiana State Parks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amzi Munson Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Granny White House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montgomery Tavern (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Mill Village.
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The Wilson Monument, enclosed by a small metal fence image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, June 2, 2013
2. The Wilson Monument, enclosed by a small metal fence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2021, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2021, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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