Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Hancock County, Indiana
Early industries: grist and saw mills, tanneries, flax factories. 1890, Era of gas boom: glass factories flourished: nor gone. Present Court House, the Fourth, completed 1898.
Townships: Blue River, Brandywine, Brown, Buck Creek, Center, Green, Jackson, Sugar Creed, and Vernon.
by The Hancock Co. Sesquicentennial Commission
Dorothy June Williams, Chairman
Elizabeth Snodgrass, Secretary
Elbert Griffith, Treasurer
Erected 1967 by Hancock So. Aesquicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 39° 47.11′ N, 85° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenfield IN 46140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Whitcomb Riley (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic National Road / Make History, Drive It (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named James Whitcomb Riley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Democratic Party Rooster (approx. 0.7 miles away); Whetzel Trace (approx. 12.7 miles away); Bicentennial (approx. 15.6 miles away); Massacre of Indians (approx. 15.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.