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Aurora Ferry Boat Captains

 
 
Aurora Ferry Boat Captains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 26, 2022
1. Aurora Ferry Boat Captains Marker
Inscription.  
Ephraim Morrison Canoe at Aurora Landing • Phillip Craig • Capt. Marcus Colling • Frank Klopp Horse Powered until 1918 then built the Etta Belle • Van Landingham Etta Belle 1935 to 1936 • Hough Baner Etta Belle 1936 to 1937 • Embry Klopp Etta Belle 1937 to 1943 • Charlie Farrar 1943 to 1938 C.J. named after Carol and Janie Farrar • Rutherford Lyons Master Pilot • Donald Lyon Pilot • Edward Lyon Pilot • Glenn Marksberry Master Pilot • John Newmann Pilot • Larry Starker
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 39° 2.667′ N, 84° 53.506′ W. Marker is in Aurora, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is on Lesko Park Bike Path, 0.3 miles south of John Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Lesko Park Bike Path, Aurora IN 47001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away);
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Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Aurora (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Evangelical United Church of Christ (approx. 0.7 miles away); Two Riverfront Mansions (approx. ¾ mile away); Levi Stevens House (approx. ¾ mile away); Mary A. Stratton Park (approx. ¾ mile away); History of the Aurora Ferry Co., Inc. (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
Aurora Ferry Boat Captains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), June 26, 2022
2. Aurora Ferry Boat Captains Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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