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Boonville in Warrick County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William L. Barker

1857 — 1937

 
 
William L. Barker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
1. William L. Barker Marker
Inscription.  
President of Warrick County Historical Society
1922 – 1927

President of Southwestern Indiana historical Society
1929 – 1931


Who performed important service in establishing by verified statements from pioneers the historical record of Abraham Lincoln’s early visits to Boonville while living in this region.
 
Erected 1932 by Warrick County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 2.951′ N, 87° 16.47′ W. Marker is in Boonville, Indiana, in Warrick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Locust Street and South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling east on West Locust Street. Located on the South/East lawn of the Warrick County Courthouse in Boonville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonville IN 47601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrick County Desert Storm Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrick County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this
Full View - - William L. Barker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
2. Full View - - William L. Barker Marker
marker); Abraham Lincoln Came Often to Boonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Ratliff Boon (within shouting distance of this marker); James A. Hemenway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newburgh Captured (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
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Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
South/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
3. South/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse -and- Marker
(Click on photo to see details.) The marker can be seen in this photo.
North/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
4. North/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse
The "Square Flare" - Warrick County Celebration - was in progress.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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