Syracuse in Kosciusko County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
B. 12 Feb. 1795 D. 28 April 1844
Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward came to this area in July 1835 and established a grist mill and sawmill on Turkey Creek. They founded Syracuse 11 August 1837. Crosson died at the age of 49 years. The burial site of Henry Ward is unknown.
Erected 1987 by Ladies of the Round Table, Lions Club, and the Syracuse Sesquicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1835.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 41° 25.714′ N, 85° 45.447′ W. Marker was in Syracuse, Indiana, in Kosciusko County. Marker could be reached from the intersection of N. Mill Street and W. High Street. Marker was located in the Syracuse Cemetery; the above directions are to the main entrance of the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker was 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 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Syracuse Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami (approx. Crosson Park (approx. half a mile away); Indian Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Pleasant Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 2.8 miles away); In honor of the World War Veterans of this community (approx. 4.8 miles away); Milford World Wars Honor Roll (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syracuse.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.