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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Warder Park

 
 
Warder Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. Warder Park Marker
Inscription.  
Named in honor of
Luther Fairfax Warder
Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms
(1875 – 1883 ) – • – (1887 – 1891)


He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the County Seat here.

As a youth, he commanded the Company he created, Co.B. 16th. Kentucky, Volunteers Infantry Through the Kentucky Campaign. Receiving incurable injuries.

He was a lawyer, executive, farmer, and stock breeder.

Courtly in personality. He battled life-long for right, progress, and the oppressed.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 38° 16.485′ N, 85° 44.53′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on East Court Avenue west of Wall Street, on the right when traveling west. Located behind the Thomas Jefferson Statue in 'Warder Park' between Wall and Spring
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Street on East Court Avenue in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); General LaFayette (a few steps from this marker); Historic Flood of 1937 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monumental Memories (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Quartermaster Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Taylor High School (approx. ¼ mile away); Grisamore House (approx. ¼ mile away); Wall Street United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
Wide View - - Warder Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Wide View - - Warder Park Marker
Warder Park - - East Court Avenue Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Warder Park - - East Court Avenue Entrance
Statue of Thomas Jefferson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. Statue of Thomas Jefferson
'Park Art' image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
5. 'Park Art'
Historic - Relief # 1 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
6. Historic - Relief # 1
Historic - Relief # 2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
7. Historic - Relief # 2
Historic - Relief # 3 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
8. Historic - Relief # 3
Jeffersonville Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
9. Jeffersonville Carnegie Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 2, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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