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Gosport in Owen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Hughes

 
 
Camp Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mbowyer, 2006
1. Camp Hughes Marker
Inscription.  Civil War training camp for the 59th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in 1861-62 was located one-half mile southwest of Gosport on White River. Named for former Indiana Congressman James Hughes.
 
Erected 1963 by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 60.1966.1.)
 
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.
 
Location. 39° 21.292′ N, 86° 40.059′ W. Marker is in Gosport, Indiana, in Owen County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 67 and 7th Street on State Road 67. It is at the roadside park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gosport IN 47433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ten O'Clock Line (here, next to this marker); Ferry Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stinesville Limestone Industry (approx. 4 miles away); The Springhouse (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Pedens: First Family of McCormick's Creek
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(approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gosport.
 
The marker is in "roadside park." image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mbowyer, 2006
2. The marker is in "roadside park."
This statue is located just to the right of the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mbowyer, 2006
3. This statue is located just to the right of the marker.
Camp Hughes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, October 30, 2013
4. Camp Hughes Marker
In roadside park with another marker and a sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,785 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   4. submitted on November 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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