Attica in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dr. John Evans
Doctor – Educator – Builder – Financier.
Attica, Indiana Doctor, 1839–1845
Founder: Indiana Hospital for Insane.
Chicago Mercy Hospital: City of Evanston, Ill.
Northwestern University - U. of Denver.
Rush Medical College Faculty.
Territorial Governor of Colorado.
Erected 1976 by Fountain County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
Location. 40° 17.507′ N, 87° 14.976′ W. Marker is in Attica, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker can be reached from South Perry Street, on the left when traveling south. At the corner, turn left onto East Washington Street and park at the side of the Attica Carnegie Library. The marker is on the South end of the front of the Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 South Perry Street, Attica IN 47918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this The Spirit of the American Doughboy (a few steps from this marker); Atticas Carnegie Library (a few steps from this marker); Italianate Style House (within shouting distance of this marker); Attica & Covington Canal Skirmish (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Devon Theater (about 800 feet away); The Old Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Attica.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,854 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 5, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.