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

Clark's Grant

 
 
Clark's Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 24, 2022
1. Clark's Grant Marker
Inscription.  Grant Line Road marks the western boundary of the 150,000 acres of land granted in 1781 by Virginia to General George Rogers Clark and his officers and soldiers who fought to reduce the British presence in Illinois Country during the Revolutionary War.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau • Henryville Elementary Little Hoosiers. (Marker Number 22.1992.3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 38° 20.566′ N, 85° 49.029′ W. Marker is in New Albany, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is on Grant Line Road south of Southern Drive, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the edge of the Indiana University Southeast campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany IN 47150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indiana University Southeast (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lyda J. Radford (approx.
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¼ mile away); Calumet Club (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Floyd County Fairground (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hedden's Grove Historic District (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Hedden's Grove Historic District (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Catholic Church in Floyd County (approx. 2.6 miles away); Buffalo Trace Route (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Albany.
 
Also see . . .  Clark's Grant. Wikipedia entry on the land grant, located in present-day Clark County, Indiana and parts of surrounding counties. (Submitted on October 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Clark's Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 24, 2022
2. Clark's Grant Marker
Replica plat map of Clark's Grant image. Click for full size.
William H. English, Conquest of the Country Northwest of the River Ohio, 1778–1783,... (Public Domain), 1896
3. Replica plat map of Clark's Grant
 
 
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 237 times since then and 133 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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