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Decatur in Adams County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gene Stratton-Porter

 
 
Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trevor L Whited, November 27, 2020
1. Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of

Gene Stratton - Porter

Author

of
The Girl of The Limberlost,
The Song of the Cardinal, Freckles
and other nature stories.

Who came to Decatur as a bride and in
this County, at Geneva, on the banks of the
Limberlost, her first ten books were written.

She taught the Love of Nature

Dedicated by the school children
of Adams County

1926

 
Erected 1926 by School Children of Adams County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEnvironmentWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 40° 49.779′ N, 84° 55.447′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Indiana, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of South 2nd Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on South 2nd Street. Located on the South/East lawn of the Adams County Courthouse in Decatur, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South 2nd Street, Decatur IN 46733, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. To our pioneers (a few steps from this marker); Decatur The County Seat (a few steps from this marker); The First Election 1833 (a few steps from this marker); Adams County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Adams County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Decatur home of Author and Naturalist Gene Stratton-Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams County Peace Monument and Veterans Wall of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
Also see . . .  Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site. Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites website entry (Submitted on August 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
2. Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Wide View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
3. Wide View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Long View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
4. Long View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Adams County Courthouse - - - Decatur, Indiana image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
5. Adams County Courthouse - - - Decatur, Indiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 12, 2022, by Trevor L Whited of Kokomo, Indiana.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 20, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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