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Near Rising Sun in Ohio County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fulton Burying Ground

 
 
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By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
1. Fulton Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.  In 1798 Samuel Fulton and his father John, soldiers of the American Revolution, his mother Jane Dills Fulton, brother Thomas, brother-in-law Christopher Huston and their families, made the first permanent settlement on the bank of the Ohio River in present Rising Sun.

The Fultons migrated from Pa. and were co-founders of the First Presbyterian Churches in Lancaster, Pa. and Rising Sun, Ind. Samuel and Robert Fulton, the inventor, were cousins.

In 1811 Samuel moved to this farm.
 
Erected 1976 by Col. Archibald Lochry Chapter NSDAR.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 38° 58.429′ N, 84° 50.969′ W. Marker is near Rising Sun, Indiana, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 56 N and Bellview Lane, on the left when
Obverse Side - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
2. Obverse Side - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker
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traveling north on State Road 56 N. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun IN 47040, 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. Ohio County Court House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ohio County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Ohio County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Barkshire Family (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rabbit Hash (approx. 2.2 miles away in Kentucky); Passage To Freedom From Slavery (approx. 2.2 miles away in Kentucky); The Dinsmore Homestead (approx. 2.7 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rising Sun.
 
Wide View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
3. Wide View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker
Wide Obverse View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
4. Wide Obverse View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker
Marker and Grave Sites image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
5. Marker and Grave Sites
Fulton Burying Ground  - Grave Sites image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
6. Fulton Burying Ground - Grave Sites
Another View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker & Grave Sites image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 23, 2009
7. Another View - - Fulton Burying Ground Marker & Grave Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. 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 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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