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Camp Sullivan (Military Park)

 
 
Camp Sullivan (Military Park) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
1. Camp Sullivan (Military Park) Marker
Inscription.  Was ceded to State by Congress in 1827. First City Park and site of the first State Fair 1852. Named by Gov. Morton to honor Gen. Jeremiah Sullivan. Marshalling Center during Civil War 1861-1864.
 
Erected 1971 by Indiana Society, Children of the American Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 39° 46.28′ N, 86° 10.036′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of West New York Street and North West Street (State Road 67), on the right when traveling east on West New York Street. Located at the northeast corner of Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greek Orthodox Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isaac Blackford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bulgarian Orthodox Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Central Canal
Camp Sullivan (Military Park) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
2. Camp Sullivan (Military Park) Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Training Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1907 Indiana Eugenics Law (approx. Ό mile away); Jones Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church Site (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Bandstand in Military Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
3. Bandstand in Military Park
Northwest Corner of Military Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
4. Northwest Corner of Military Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,071 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Aug. 12, 2022