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

Crosson Park

 
 
Crosson Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
1. Crosson Park Marker
Inscription.  This park was named for Samuel Crosson co-founder of Syracuse. In 1834, Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward built the first mill in the county on this site. The mill was destroyed by high water in 1837. The state constructed a cement dam in 1921. Eli Lilly financed the building of the present dam in 1964. The park was established in 1930.
 
Erected 1976 by Syracuse Business and Professional Women.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 25.473′ N, 85° 45.012′ W. Marker is in Syracuse, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. Huntington Street (State Road 13) and W. Henry Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in Veteran's Memorial Park at Crosson Mill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Syracuse IN 46567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Syracuse Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Hill
Crosson Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
2. Crosson Park Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); In honor of the World War Veterans of this community (approx. 5.1 miles away); Milford World Wars Honor Roll (approx. 5.1 miles away); Salem Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
 
Veteran's Memorial Park at Crosson Mill image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
3. Veteran's Memorial Park at Crosson Mill
1964 Dam on Turkey Creek image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 23, 2014
4. 1964 Dam on Turkey Creek
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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