Bedford in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Edward Rector, Attorney
1863 - 1925
"To youth of ability and courage in America, Edward Rector is a shining example."
Erected 1988 by Lawrence County Sesquicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 38° 51.207′ N, 86° 29.69′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Q Street and 23rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Q Street. Marker is located at parking lot on west side of St. Vincent Dunn Hospital. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford IN 47421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dunn Memorial Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Soldiers Sailors and Pioneers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence County Vietnam Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 Lawrence County World War II Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll (approx. 0.8 miles away); Indiana Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Cornerstone of Freedom (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
Also see . . . Edward and Lucy Rowland Rector. From the website, DePauw University: A Pictorial History. (Submitted on June 1, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.