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Shelbyville in Shelby County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks

September 7, 1819 - November 25, 1885

 
 
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By Duane Hall, March 15, 2013
1. Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks Marker
Inscription.  Outstanding lawyer; member Indiana legislature; delegate, Second Constitutional Convention, 1850-1851; Indiana Congressman, 1851-1855; United States Senator, 1863-1869; Governor of Indiana, 1873-1877; and Vice-President of the United States, 1885.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 73.1996.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 31.549′ N, 85° 46.611′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Indiana, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Harrison St and E. Mechanic St, on the right when traveling north on N. Harrison St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 N Harrison St, Shelbyville IN 46176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Shelbyville High School 1896 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Shelby County Indiana (approx. 0.3 miles away); Whetzel Trace (approx. 5.2 miles away);
Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 15, 2013
2. Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks
View to north
De Witt Pioneer Home (approx. 6.9 miles away); Nancy Kerlin Barnett (was approx. 12.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Thompson Mill (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Andrews Hendricks - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 21, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Thomas Andrews Hendricks marker restored.
The Shelby County Historical Society and Shelby County United Fund For You (SCUFFY), recently restored this marker as part of a project to restore markers in the county.
    — Submitted October 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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