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Clarksville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)


CLARKSVILLE Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, June 18, 2022
Inscription.  First American settlement in the Northwest Territory. 150,000 acres granted to George Rogers Clark and his troops by Virginia in 1781 for war services. Town named and tracts occupied by 1784.
Erected by Indiana Historical Bureau.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. 38° 17.208′ N, 85° 45.794′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on West Harrison Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 W Harrison Ave, Clarksville IN 47129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eastern Boundary (approx. 0.6 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 0.7 miles away); River Navigation (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lewis & Clark Expedition (approx. ¾ mile away); History’s Great Explorers (approx. ¾ mile away); Eleanor Roosevelt (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fossils at the Falls
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(approx. one mile away); Scenic Spans (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
Clarksville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, April 18, 2024
2. Clarksville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 10, 2022, by Dave W of Co, Colorado.   2. submitted on April 18, 2024, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 23, 2024