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Wolcott in White County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Wolcott House

 
 
The Wolcott House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
1. The Wolcott House Marker
Inscription.  This gracious Italianate home was built c. 1859 by Anson Wolcott, land baron, businessman, attorney, and founder of the town of Wolcott. The plans were drawn by Architect T. Tilly of Chicago. Three generations of the Wolcott family were culturally and politically influential in Indiana and have contributed much to the state.
 
Erected by Gamma Upsilon Chapter Psi Iota Xi. (Marker Number 91.1961.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 40° 45.735′ N, 87° 2.501′ W. Marker is in Wolcott, Indiana, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of North Range Street (U.S. 231) and East Fox, on the right when traveling south on North Range Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wolcott IN 47995, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Remington Water Tower (approx.
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5.7 miles away); Fountain Park Chautauqua (approx. 6.4 miles away); Monon, Indiana (approx. 11 miles away); World War II Honor Roll (approx. 11 miles away); St. Joseph’s Indian Normal School (approx. 12˝ miles away); Jasper County Courthouse (approx. 13.3 miles away); First Cabin in Rensselaer (approx. 13.3 miles away); James Frederick Hanley (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
The Wolcott House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
2. The Wolcott House Marker
The Wolcott House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
3. The Wolcott House
The Wolcott House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
4. The Wolcott House
Community Veterans Memorial (on the grounds) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Light, June 30, 2007
5. Community Veterans Memorial (on the grounds)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,280 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 19, 2024