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Lawrenceburg in Dearborn County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lawrenceburg

Founded 1802

 
 
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By Duane Hall, May 21, 2013
1. Lawrenceburg Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of two Indiana Governors. Albert Gallatin Porter, eighteenth Governor (1881-1885), born here April 20, 1824, died Indianapolis, May 3, 1897; and Winfield Taylor Durbin, twenty-fourth Governor (1901-1905), born here May 4, 1847, died Anderson, December 18, 1928.
 
Erected 1976 by Dearborn County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1802.
 
Location. 39° 5.762′ N, 84° 51.481′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in Dearborn County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Boulevard (U.S. 50) and Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Green Boulevard. Marker is located in Lawrenceburg Newton Park fronting Green Blvd (US50). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg IN 47025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Buchanan Eads (a few steps from this marker); The Spirits of Lawrenceburg (about 300 feet away,
Lawrenceburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 21, 2013
2. Lawrenceburg Marker
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measured in a direct line); The Price of Freedom (approx. half a mile away); Medal of Honor Citations (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County World War II War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Albert Gallatin Porter - Indiana Government. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Winfield Taylor Durbin - Indiana Government. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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