Rushville in Rush County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wendell L. Willkie
1892 - 1944
Erected 1969 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.1969.5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
Location. 39° 36.179′ N, 85° 26.625′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is on U.S. 52, 0.1 miles south of Water Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the southeast corner of the Flatrock River bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rushville IN 46173, 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. 09.11.2001 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles Dr. William B. Laughlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rushville National Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. ¾ mile away); J. D. Adams Leaning Wheel Grader #12 (approx. 1½ miles away); American Revolution (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rushville.
More about this marker. The Indiana Historical Society erected five identical markers for Wendell L. Willkie in Rushville.
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