Woodburn in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
This clock tower
This clock tower, along with Woodburn Plaza, is dedicated in honor of Harry and Jeanette Henney for a lifetime of involvement and commitment to the people and city of Woodburn.
Upon graduating from Manchester College in 1935, Harry moved to Woodburn to accept his first teaching position at the high school. In 1941, he married Jeanette in Avilla, Indiana, and they settled in Woodburn to begin their journey of 65 years together. They eventually bought a home on College Street, where they raised their family of two daughters and two sons.
Harry later served as the high school principal, was instrumental in the forming of East Allen County Schools, and was the assistant principal of Woodlan High School from its opening in 1959 until his retirement in 1977. Jeanette also was involved in the local education system as the school secretary at both Milan Center and Woodburn Elementary Schools.
The Henneys were model citizens of both service and noble character. Harry served as clerk- treasurer for Woodburn from 1956 until 1981, and was a 65-year member of the Lions Club. Jeanette graciously assisted with many
Throughout their lives, the Henneys demonstrated their love for this community not only with their labor, but also with their hearts.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 41° 7.508′ N, 84° 51.273′ W. Marker is in Woodburn, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is on Main Street (Indiana Route 101) north of Bull Rapids Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22315 Main St, Woodburn IN 46797, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodburn, Indiana (here, next to this marker); Old Maysville Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Harlan, Indiana (approx. 6 miles away); Harlan Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Antwerp (approx. 6½ miles away in Ohio); Antwerp and Carryall Township (approx. 7 miles away in Ohio); V.F.W. Post 5087 Veterans Memorial Flagpost (approx. 7 miles away in Ohio); Antwerp Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away in Ohio).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 13, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.