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Leesburg in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Leesburg Sesquicentennial

1833 - 1983

 
 
Leesburg Sesquicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
1. Leesburg Sesquicentennial Marker
Inscription.  Grinding stones from gristmill of Levi Lee, founder of the town of Leesburg. The mill was located in Section 21, Twp. 33N., Range 6E., 2½ mi. S/E of Leesburg on the Tippecanoe River.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 19.908′ N, 85° 50.989′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker is at the intersection of Van Buren Street and Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east on Van Buren Street. Marker is located in front of Town Hall at the southeast corner of Van Buren Street and Pearl Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 E Van Buren Street, Leesburg IN 46538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pound General Store and Post Office (approx. 3.3 miles away); Milford World Wars Honor Roll (approx. 5.4 miles away); In honor of the World War Veterans of this community (approx. 5.4 miles away);
Leesburg Sesquicentennial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
2. Leesburg Sesquicentennial Monument
The monument includes three grinding stones from the Levi Lee Mill
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 6.2 miles away); Indiana’s Glacier Lakes (approx. 6.4 miles away); General Tadeusz "Thaddeus" Kosciuszko (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Leesburg Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 18, 2014
3. Leesburg Town Hall
At the southeast corner of Van Buren St and Pearl St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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