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

Quarters of James B. Ray

Governor of Indiana (1825-1831)

 
 
Quarters of James B. Ray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
1. Quarters of James B. Ray Marker
Inscription.  Born in Jefferson County, Kentucky, Governor Ray studied law at the University of Cincinnati and established a practice in Brookville, Indiana.
Prior to being elected governor, he served one term as a state representative and two terms as a state senator.
He later became a major supporter of railroad development and visioned Indianapolis with railroads radiating from its center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 40° 47.837′ N, 85° 48.943′ W. Marker is in Wabash, Indiana, in Wabash County. Marker can be reached from E. Market Street 0.2 miles from S. Allen Street. Marker is located in the northern part of Paradise Spring Park west of the parking lot; the above directions are to the driveway to the park’s northeast parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wabash IN 46992, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters of Lewis Cass (here, next to this marker); Quarters of Major General John Tipton (a few steps from this marker); Council House (a
Quarters of James B. Ray image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
2. Quarters of James B. Ray
few steps from this marker); Treaty of 1826 Meeting Camp (a few steps from this marker); Quarters of Captain Frederick R. Kintner (a few steps from this marker); Cook's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Storage Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Four Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wabash.
 
Also see . . .  James B. Ray - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2014.)
 
Cabins of Treaty Commissioners image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
3. Cabins of Treaty Commissioners
Ray Quarters is the right one of the three cabins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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