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Greensburg in Decatur County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks

 
 
Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
Inscription.  

1822 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1922
Colonel Thomas Hendricks
Veteran of the War of 1812
Founded this Town in 1821
He built the first cabin and donated one
hundred acres of ground to the new town

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On June 14, 1822
Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks
wife of Colonel Thomas Hendricks
named Greensburg for Her
Native town in Pennsylvania

 
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1831.
 
Location. 39° 20.229′ N, 85° 28.991′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Indiana, in Decatur County. Marker is on North Franklin Street north of East Main Street (U.S. 421), on the left when traveling north. Located at the East entrance to the Decatur County Courthouse in
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Greensburg, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 East Washington Street, Greensburg IN 47240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Decatur County All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Erdman Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Naegel Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Donnell -V.- State, 1852 (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish American War Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilder Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Additional keywords. Tree growing out of Courthouse roof.
 
Wide View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Wide View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
Looking South/East - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Looking South/East - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
Long View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Long View - - Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Marker
East Side - - Decatur County Court House -and- The "Tree" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. East Side - - Decatur County Court House -and- The "Tree"
Tree Growing Out of Courthouse Roof . . ! image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
6. Tree Growing Out of Courthouse Roof . . !
South/West Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
7. South/West Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana
North/East Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
8. North/East Corner - - Decatur County Courthouse - Greensburg, Indiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 19, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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