Centerville in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Oliver P. Morton Home
Residence of Oliver P. Morton, Governor of Indiana during the crucial years of the American Civil War, 1861-65. U.S. Senator, 1867-77. Morton was the first native-born governor of Indiana.
Erected 1962 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 89.1962.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
Location. 39° 49.054′ N, 85° 0.017′ W. Marker is in Centerville, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Willow Grove Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 West Main Street, Centerville IN 47330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Early Masonic Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County Seminary (about 600 feet away); The Stencil House 1820 (about 600 feet away); Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); Pike Towns (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerville.
Also see . . .
1. Oliver P. Morton (1823-1877). Morrisson-Reeves Library Local History website entry (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
2. Oliver P. Morton. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 19, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. Oliver P. Morton's House. Waynet website entry:
Includes photo of the O. P. Morton Statue at the Wayne County courthouse. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,040 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 6. submitted on April 19, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.