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Near Veedersburg in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wabash Township

" Union Mill " -

— " William B. White Home " —

 
 
" Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
1. " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker
Inscription.  
Scott, Hultz, and Sigler commissioners appointed by State Legislature to form the newly formed Fountain County Seat of Justice, met here at William B. White Home.

He erected the County's first mill here near the covered bridge, the County's first to be built with public funds in 1850.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 40° 3.723′ N, 87° 18.701′ W. Marker is near Veedersburg, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker is on Cades Hollow Road east of South Jenks Road, on the right when traveling east. Cades Hollow Road is AKA-- W.440 S.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1035 Cades Hollow Road, Veedersburg IN 47987, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Millcreek Township (approx. 3.8 miles away); Van Buren Township, Bonebrake Corner (approx. 3.9 miles away); Veedersburg
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Veedersburg Wabash Clay Company (approx. 4.3 miles away); Veedersburg Memorial Park (approx. 4.3 miles away); Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Troy Township, Layton Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Veedersburg " Scout Cabin " (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veedersburg.
 
Wide View - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
2. Wide View - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker
The "William B. White Home" can be seen in the background in this photo. The many trees do not allow for a clear view in a photo.
Long View - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
3. Long View - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker
Looking East - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
4. Looking East - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker
In photo - the marker is under the tree to the right.
Looking West - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
5. Looking West - - " Union Mill " - Wabash Township Marker
Marker on left in photo at near center.
William G. White Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
6. William G. White Home
Windmill, Barn, and Garden ........... image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
7. Windmill, Barn, and Garden ...........
Long View - - Union Mill Foundation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
8. Long View - - Union Mill Foundation
The Union Mill building no longer exists. But, parts of its foundation yet speak its location by the Cades Hollow Creek. (It is a short distance West of the William B. White Home - on the North side of the road.)
Closer View - -  Union Mill - Foundation image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
9. Closer View - - Union Mill - Foundation
Inside Union Mill Foundation - - Large Trees Now Grow. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
10. Inside Union Mill Foundation - - Large Trees Now Grow.
Sub-Structure of Union Mill Cut Into Bedrock at the Cades Hollow Creek image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf
11. Sub-Structure of Union Mill Cut Into Bedrock at the Cades Hollow Creek
Wider View - - Substructure cut into Bedrock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
12. Wider View - - Substructure cut into Bedrock
Foundation Wall - West End image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
13. Foundation Wall - West End
Interior - South Foundation Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
14. Interior - South Foundation Wall
Interior Foudation West Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
15. Interior Foudation West Wall
Tempting Camp Site - - "No Trespassing" ! ! ! image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
16. Tempting Camp Site - - "No Trespassing" ! ! !
Cades Mill Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
17. Cades Mill Covered Bridge
Just West of the Union Mill location is the Covered Bridge.
Full View - - Cades Hollow Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
18. Full View - - Cades Hollow Covered Bridge
West End - - Cades Hollow Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
19. West End - - Cades Hollow Covered Bridge
This is only a walking bridge - no vehicles dare try a crossing. It is also the only way to examine the other end of the bridge due to the extreme drop off on the other end (caused by road reconstruction.)
Cades Hollow Creek flowing from Union Mill to Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, July 1, 2009
20. Cades Hollow Creek flowing from Union Mill to Covered Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on July 1, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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