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New Albany in Floyd County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Floyd County Fairground

 
 
Old Floyd County Fairground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 24, 2022
1. Old Floyd County Fairground Marker
Inscription.  One of the first fairgrounds in Indiana, it was opened in 1857. The state fair was held here in 1859. A Civil War military post on the ground was named Camp Noble for Indiana's Adj. Gen. Noble. Last fair was held in 1905. In 1906 the site became Fairmont subdivision, named for the fair.
 
Erected by Floyd County Historical Society • Radio station WIRP.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 38° 18.599′ N, 85° 48.458′ W. Marker is in New Albany, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is on Charlestown Road south of Abbie Dell Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on a busy thoroughfare. There is no parking or sidewalk at the marker. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 Charlestown Rd, New Albany IN 47150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hedden's Grove Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hedden's Grove Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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New Albany National Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Honoring Our Heroes (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named New Albany National Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); New Albany (approx. one mile away); Site of Camp Whitcomb (approx. one mile away); Calumet Club (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Albany.
 
Old Floyd County Fairground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 24, 2022
2. Old Floyd County Fairground Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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