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Vernon in Jennings County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Survey Markers Set

 
 
New Survey Markers Set Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. New Survey Markers Set Marker
Inscription.  Sept. 12, 1895 True North-South Meridian line established and stones set by Chas. Miles, County Surveyor. 1921 Courtyard fill buried stones until relocated by County Surveyor Bill McGrew July 12, 1981. New Markers donated and set by Our Heritage Inc. 1984
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is July 12, 1818.
 
Location. 38° 59.083′ N, 85° 36.537′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Indiana, in Jennings County. Marker is on Jackson Street (State Road 7) east of North Pike Street, on the left when traveling east. Located on the South lawn of the Jennings County Courthouse in Vernon, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vernon IN 47282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Raid (here, next to this marker); Vernon Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Jonathan Jennings (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan is Forced to Turn Back, (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jennings County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Muscatatuck Park
Wide View - - New Survey Markers Set Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Wide View - - New Survey Markers Set Marker
Marker can be seen to the right (and slightly behind) of another historic marker.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Hannah Milhous Nixon (approx. 6.4 miles away); Kellar Grist Mill (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
 
East Side - - Jennings County Courthouse - Vernon, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. East Side - - Jennings County Courthouse - Vernon, Indiana
West Side - - Jennings County Courthouse - Vernon, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. West Side - - Jennings County Courthouse - Vernon, Indiana
Community Time Capsule - - (On West Lawn of Courthouse.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Community Time Capsule - - (On West Lawn of Courthouse.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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