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

James Brown Ray

Feb. 19, 1794 ~ Aug. 4, 1848

 
 
James Brown Ray Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 25, 2016
1. James Brown Ray Marker
Inscription.  Governor of Indiana, 1825 ~ 1831. Erected this house circa 1821 ~ 1822. Palladian window and transom fan~light considered "too aristocratic" by early Hoosiers.
 
Erected by Franklin County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 19, 1794.
 
Location. 39° 25.515′ N, 85° 0.642′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on East 10th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 East 10th Street, Brookville IN 47012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brookville College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Purple Heart (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Brookville's Carnegie Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookville's Grandstand (about 600 feet away); Goodwin Home
James Brown Ray Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 25, 2016
2. James Brown Ray Home
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hermitage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookville Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  James Brown Ray - Indiana Governor. (Submitted on April 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 27, 2022