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

George W. Waltz

Bicentennial Celebration of Georgetown's Founding Father

— 1808 - 2008 —

 
 
George W. Waltz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 9, 2016
1. George W. Waltz Marker
Inscription.  

1807
George W. Waltz/Walts,
Anna Brewer Walts & family
left Pennsylvania to go west

1808
Recorded 170 acre purchase in
Harrison Co. Indiana Territory

1809
Petitioned Congress for
U.S. Government intervention of
pioneer suffrage, voting rights
& land payments

1833
Recorded the first town plat
of Georgetown, Indiana

But for his dreams and visions
Georgetown would not be.


 
Erected 2008.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
 
Location. 38° 17.602′ N, 85° 58.583′ 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Patrick Shields (here, next to this marker); Sherman Minton
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Georgetown (approx. ¾ mile away); Walter Q. Gresham (approx. 4.2 miles away); Woodbine (approx. 6.8 miles away); First Catholic Church in Floyd County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Buffalo Trace Route (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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