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Near Rockville in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gov. Joseph A. Wright

 
 
Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
1. Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker
Inscription.  

Gov. Jos. A. Wright

1810 — 1867

Atty. In Rockville 1829 – 1849
Gov. Of Indiana 1949 – 1857
Minister of U.S.A. to Prussia

Parke Co. Historical Society

 
Erected by Parke County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 39° 45.709′ N, 87° 12.404′ W. Marker is near Rockville, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker can be reached from Old 36 Road (County Road 168) west of Neysville Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in "Billy Creek Village" Museum. During museum season you will need to (pay) and enter "Billy Creek Village" via the tour gates. During "off season" may be able to drive to the location and park road side. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville IN 47872, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockville Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1883 Railroad Depot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old 1832 Jail (approx. one mile away);
Wide View - - Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
2. Wide View - - Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker
Naming of Rockville (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Viet-Nam Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of "Joseph A. Wright" ::. (Submitted on September 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "Billy Creek Village" - - Enjoy all the links ::. (Submitted on September 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Home of Gov. Joseph A. Wright image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
3. Home of Gov. Joseph A. Wright
The Home of Gov. Wright was placed on the 'National Register of Historic Places' with the number of: 96000286.
Other View - - Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, September 23, 2012
4. Other View - - Gov. Joseph A. Wright Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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Sep. 19, 2020