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Markleville in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bicentennial

1776 – 1976

 
 
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 7, 2017
1. Bicentennial Marker
Inscription. The original log cabin of John D. Markle 1793 – 1865 was erected on this site in 1833. An early pioneer of Adams Township, Mr. Markle founded the town of Markleville in 1854, and was Postmaster until 1860.
 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 39° 58.653′ N, 85° 36.859′ W. Marker is in Markleville, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Indiana Route 38) and County Route 300, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 E. Main Street, Markleville IN 46056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Massacre of Indians (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 6.9 miles away); Three White Men Were Hung Here (approx. 7 miles away); The Falls (approx. 7.1 miles away); Pendleton Town Hall Explosion (approx. 7.2 miles away); Falls Park (approx. 7.2 miles away); Indians Murdered 1824 (approx. 7.2 miles away); Abolitionists Mobbed (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 7, 2017
2. Bicentennial Marker
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 7, 2017
3. Bicentennial Marker
looking east along Main Street
Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fehrenbach, June 7, 2017
4. Bicentennial Marker
looking west along Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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