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Kokomo in Howard County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

David Foster

— Walk of Excellence —

 
 
David Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, June 19, 2022
1. David Foster Marker
Inscription.  In the early 1840s, trader David Foster brought his wife Elizabeth and their children to the banks of the Wildcat Creek. Subsequently, he donated 40 acres for a county seat which he built a doublewide log cabin as a trading post and his family home. In his honor Foster Park was created in 1922.
 
Erected by Community Foundation of Howard County, Kokomo Downtown Association, Howard County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1922.
 
Location. 40° 29.105′ N, 86° 8.249′ W. Marker is in Kokomo, Indiana, in Howard County. Marker can be reached from West Superior Street. The marker is in Foster park along the Walk of Excellence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kokomo IN 46901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Kokomo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial To The Patriots of 1776 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Haynes International (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard County Courthouse
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Charters of Freedom (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howard County's Automotive Heritage (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 0.3 miles away); Apperson Jack Rabbit (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kokomo.
 
More about this marker. Sits on the north side of the park between the basketball courts and the baseball diamond.
 
Regarding David Foster. David Foster is the Founder of the City Of Kokomo.
 
David Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, June 27, 2022
2. David Foster Marker
David Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, June 27, 2022
3. David Foster Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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