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Lawrenceburg in Dearborn County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dearborn County

 
 
Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
1. Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker
Inscription.  Formed by proclamation of Indiana Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison March 7, 1803. Named in honor of Major General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War.

The third county to be formed, it was originally much larger. Its present boundaries were established January 7, 1845.

First courthouse built 1810, second built 1828, present limestone courthouse built 1870 - 1871.
 
Erected 1976 by Dearborn County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #09 William Henry Harrison series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 7, 1737.
 
Location. 39° 5.462′ N, 84° 50.988′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is on West High Street south of Mary Street, on the right when traveling south. located at the South East corner of the Dearborn County Courthouse Lawn in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 West High Street, Lawrenceburg IN 47025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Dearborn County World War I War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Dearborn County Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Dearborn County World War II War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Medal of Honor Citations (a few steps from this marker); The Price of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Eads House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Wide View - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
2. Wide View - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker
Obverse Side - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
3. Obverse Side - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker
Dearborn County Courthouse & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
4. Dearborn County Courthouse & Marker
The marker can be seen on the left in the photo.
Another View - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
5. Another View - - Dearborn County ( Indiana ) Marker
Center Section of the Dearborn County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
6. Center Section of the Dearborn County Courthouse
Wide View - - Dearborn County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
7. Wide View - - Dearborn County Courthouse
Front Pillars of the Courthouse have War Memorial Plaques image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
8. Front Pillars of the Courthouse have War Memorial Plaques
Another View - - Dearborn County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
9. Another View - - Dearborn County Courthouse
Bicentennial Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
10. Bicentennial Stone Marker
Tree & Bicentennial Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
11. Tree & Bicentennial Stone Marker
Courthouse can be seen in upper - right of photo.
Major General Henry Dearborn<br>1805 image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
12. Major General Henry Dearborn
1805
by Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Mémin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   10, 11. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   12. submitted on December 24, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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