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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Brookville, Franklin County

— ( Platted 1808 ) —

 
 
Brookville, Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Brookville, Franklin County Marker
Inscription.  

Home of four Indiana Governors:

James B. Ray, 1825-1831;

Noah Noble, 1831-1837;

David Wallace, 1837-1840 and

Abram A. Hammond, 1860-1861.

Location of United States Land Office

from 1820 to 1825.

 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 24.1966.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 39° 24.633′ N, 85° 0.633′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 52 south of Sonja Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located at the South drive of the Ford Dealership in Brookville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitewater Valley Flood Victims Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abram Hammond (approx. half a mile away); Franklin County War Memorial
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Franklin County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Loyalty and Service to the People of Franklin County (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Courthouse Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Franklin County American Revolution Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Maurice Thompson Birthplace (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Obverse Side - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker
Looking South/West - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Looking South/West - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker
Looking North - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Looking North - - Brookville, Franklin County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 547 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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