Vernon in Jennings County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1997 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Replacing 1963 Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission Marker. (Marker Number 40.1997.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 38° 59.083′ N, 85° 36.539′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Indiana, in Jennings County. Marker is on Jackson Street (State Road 7) east of North Pike Street, on the left when traveling east. Located on the South lawn of the Jennings County Courthouse in Vernon, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 North Pike Street, Vernon IN 47282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within New Survey Markers Set (here, next to this marker); Vernon Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Jonathan Jennings (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan is Forced to Turn Back, (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jennings County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Muscatatuck Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pat O’Connor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hannah Milhous Nixon (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
Also see . . . "Vernon Home Guard" (Militia) ::. The "Home Guard" is called out to deal with 'Morgan's Raiders' ! ! (Submitted on August 14, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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