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

John Badollet

1758 - 1837

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, October 23, 2021
1. John Badollet Marker
Inscription.  Born in Switzerland, Badollet migrated to America in 1780. President Jefferson appointed him Land Registrar of Vincennes in 1804. He served as a delegate to the Indiana Constitutional Convention in 1816, was a charter member Vincennes University Board of Trustees, and founder of the Vincennes Library Company.
 
Erected 1976 by Bicentennial Project Vincennes Kiwanis Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
 
Location. 38° 41.12′ N, 87° 31.375′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on College Avenue, 0.1 miles north of North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the campus of Vincennes University where College Avenue deadness into a parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Vincennes University (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Thornton Scott (1777 - 1827 ) (about 600 feet away); Sarah Knox Taylor
John Badollet Marker looking south at the end of College Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 23, 2021
2. John Badollet Marker looking south at the end of College Avenue
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(about 800 feet away); William Henry Harrison & Lewis & Clark Expedition (about 800 feet away); Millstones from Emison Mills (about 800 feet away); Indiana Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tecumseh and Harrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Grouseland" (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Also see . . .  John Badollet Genealogy. (Submitted on November 24, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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