Mount Vernon in Posey County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Home of Alvin P. Hovey
Governor of Indiana
— 1889 — 1891 —
He served his fellow man with distinction as lawyer, Judge, Civil War General, Diplomat and Congressman.
Erected by the Posey County
Historical Society Inc. 1975
Erected 1975 by Posey County Historical Society Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
Location. 37° 55.944′ N, 87° 53.657′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Indiana, in Posey County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and East 4th Street (State Road 62), on the right when traveling north on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Vernon IN 47620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Vernon's Historic Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Port of Indiana (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Posey County American Revolution Honor Roll (about 300 feet away); Posey County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 300 feet away); Posey County History / Early Mt. Vernon History Bettie Taylor Phillips (approx. 10.9 miles away in Kentucky); New Harmony Workingmen's Institute (approx. 13.8 miles away); Maclure Park Bandstand (approx. 13.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
Also see . . . Alvin Peterson Hovey. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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