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Benjamin Harrison

August 20, 1833 March 13, 1901

 
 
Benjamin Harrison Marker-close up of tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
1. Benjamin Harrison Marker-close up of tombstone
Inscription.  Lawyer and Publicist. Col. 70th Reg. Ind. Vol. War 1861-1866. Brevetted Brigadier General 1866. U.S. Senator, 1881-1887. President 1889-1893. Statesman, yet friend to truth, of soul sincere, action faithful and in honor clear.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #23 Benjamin Harrison, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 39° 49.133′ N, 86° 10.531′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Memorial is on W. 38th Street. He is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Section 13, Lot 57. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 W 38th Street (Cemetery Entrance), Indianapolis IN 46208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crown Hill Racing Legends (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Jordan Gatling (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Mound (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crown Hill (approx. half a mile away); Site of Golden Hill Totem Pole
Benjamin Harrison Marker-distant shot of tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
2. Benjamin Harrison Marker-distant shot of tombstone
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(approx. half a mile away); Home of Charles Warren Fairbanks (approx. 1.2 miles away); North Meridian Street Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Booth Tarkington (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Benjamin Harrison Marker-rear of tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
3. Benjamin Harrison Marker-rear of tombstone
Benjamin Harrison Marker-direction sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 11, 2000
4. Benjamin Harrison Marker-direction sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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