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

Bell Predates the Civil War

 
 
Bell Predates the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Bell Predates the Civil War Marker
Inscription.  
In loving memory
David J. Dukes, M.D.
July 16, 1927 — June 15, 1991
Remembered for his love of music, church, sailing, family, and his fellow man.

The bell predates the Civil War and may have been in the First Methodist Church around the early 1800's when the first State Capitol was built in Corydon, Indiana.
 
Erected 1991 by Loving Friends.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionPolitical Subdivisions.
 
Location. 38° 12.671′ N, 86° 7.539′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of East Beaver Street and North Elm Street, on the left when traveling east on East Beaver Street. Marker and bell are near the Band Stand in the southeast corner of the Old State Capitol grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Corydon United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana Capitol (within shouting
The  BELL ... image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. The BELL ...
The bell is by the Band Stand which has "Summer On the Square" concerts.
distance of this marker); In Honor Of The Men from Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrison County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hottell Insurance Building (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Polly Strong Slavery Case (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,241 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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