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

Patrick Shields

Bicentennial Celebration of First Georgetown Settlers

 

— 1805 - 2005 —

 
Patrick Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 9, 2016
1. Patrick Shields Marker
Inscription.  

Patrick & Mary Nantz Shields
Children James & Henry

1811
Aide to General Wm H Harrison
in Tippecanoe Campaign

1816
Delegate to the Indiana
Constitutional Convention
and signed the historical
document at Corydon's
Constitutional Elm

1825
Built Georgetown's first
water sawmill

Respected Pioneer Citizen
Businessman, Magistrate & Judge


 
Erected 2005.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 38° 17.606′ N, 85° 58.582′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is on Wissman Road south of the railroad tracks, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Georgetown Park, Georgetown IN 47122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); George W. Waltz (here, next to this marker);
Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers
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Georgetown (approx. ¾ mile away); Buffalo Trace Route (approx. 7.2 miles away); Scribner High School (approx. 8.2 miles away); Mob Violence, 1862 (approx. 8.3 miles away); New Albany Downtown Historic District (approx. 8.4 miles away); Carnegie's Lasting Gifts (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Patrick Henry Shields at Find A Grave. (Submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Patrick Henry Shields in Pioneer Founders of Indiana. (Submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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