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

Posey House

 
 
Posey House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Posey House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1817 - - Home of Col. Thomas Posey, son of Gov. Posey. Col. Posey (1792 - 1863) served as Treasurer of Harrison County; Cashier of Corydon Branch of the Bank of Vincennes; U.S. Military Pension Agent in Indiana; Adjutant General of Indiana; Legislator representing Harrison County; early Corydon merchant; an active Mason; and an ardent Methodist. Although he never married, he reared fourteen orphans in his home. Since 1925, Museum and Chapter House of the Hoosier Elm Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Erected 1965 by Memory of Misses Margaret, Mary Hane, and Olive Griffin, and Helen Griffin O'Leary. (Marker Number 31.1965.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 38° 12.674′ N, 86° 
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7.642′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on North Oak Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 North Oak Street, Corydon IN 47112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hottell Insurance Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Capital Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harrison County Jail (about 300 feet away); Indiana Capitol (about 400 feet away); The Kintner House Inn (about 400 feet away); Battle of Corydon (about 400 feet away); World War I (about 400 feet away); World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
Posey House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Posey House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,646 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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