Rushville in Rush County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wendell L. Willkie, 1892 - 1944
Erected 1969 by Indiana Historical Society. (Marker Number 70.1969.2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
Location. 39° 36.487′ N, 85° 26.626′ W. Marker is in Rushville, Indiana, in Rush County. Marker is on East 2nd Street east of Main Street (State Road 3), on the right when traveling east. Located on the North lawn of the Rush County Courthouse in Rushville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East 2nd Street, 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. Dr. William B. Laughlin (here, next to this marker); 09.11.2001 (within shouting distance of this marker); Rush County (Indiana) War Memorial Rushville National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wendell L. Willkie (approx. 1.1 miles away); World War II (approx. 1.1 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.