Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
James Whitcomb Riley
Erected by American School Children.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. 39° 47.102′ N, 85° 46.131′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Indiana, in Hancock County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 40) east of State Street (State Road 9), on the right when traveling east. Located on the front steeps of the Entrance to the Hancock County Courthouse in Greenfield, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Greenfield IN 46140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock County, Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Information on the Move (within shouting distance of this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Barefoot Boy (about 500 feet away); John William “Will” Vawter (about 500 feet away); Site of Old Hancock County Seminary Birthplace, James Whitcomb Riley (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Democratic Party Rooster (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenfield.
Also see . . . James Whitcomb Riley. Web site dedicated to the "Hoosier Poet." (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.