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Rockport in Spencer County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County

 
 
Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
1. Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker
Inscription.  In Honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Spencer County Indiana

(Row One) - - Thomas Blair • David Chancellor • Lodowich Davis • Abraham Hornbeck • James Jones • Thomas Jones

(Row Two) - - Zachariah Briant • William Kelly • William Overlin • James Pollard • Peter Rasor • Henry Shaw • Thomas Turnham

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Placed by Spier Spencer Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
1940

 
Erected 1940 by Spier Spencer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 37° 52.979′ N, 87° 2.819′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Indiana, in Spencer County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Located on the North/West lawn of the Spencer County Courthouse in Rockport, Indiana.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockport IN 47635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General James C. Veatch (a few steps from this marker); A Visit Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln was a Guest in 1844 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Rockport Tavern (about 300 feet away); Jan. 29, 1937 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historical Site – Lankford Cave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mathias Sharp House (approx. Ό mile away); A Rocky Beginning (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
 
Wide View - - Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
2. Wide View - - Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker
Looking East - - Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
3. Looking East - - Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County Marker
Muzzle of 1863 Parrot Rifle - - (A few steps from marker.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
4. Muzzle of 1863 Parrot Rifle - - (A few steps from marker.)
A bit difficult to read, but looks like this Parrot Rifle was: made at the "West Point Foundry", weighed 4,175 lbs, with a 4.2 inch bore, and is #200.
Replanted Tree - Replacing a Sugar Tree originally planted in 1897 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
5. Replanted Tree - Replacing a Sugar Tree originally planted in 1897
Tree Marker - - (Original) Sugar Tree planted 1897 by J. H. Parker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
6. Tree Marker - - (Original) Sugar Tree planted 1897 by J. H. Parker
South/East Corner - - Spencer County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
7. South/East Corner - - Spencer County Courthouse
North/West Corner - - Spencer County Courthouse - - Rockport, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
8. North/West Corner - - Spencer County Courthouse - - Rockport, Indiana
Cornerstone from Spencer County Infirmary - - "1917 John F. Pyle" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 18, 2011
9. Cornerstone from Spencer County Infirmary - - "1917 John F. Pyle"
"Dedicated by the family of John R. Pyle - - 1986"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,052 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 20, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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