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Kentland in Newton County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

Kentland Newton County Indiana

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
The ever-green bush had to be held away from marker to get a photo. Only a corner of the marker was other-wise noted.
Inscription. In memory of the Soldiers of The Civil War 1861 - 1865
 
Erected by Kentland Chapter D. A. R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 46.173′ N, 87° 26.692′ W. Marker is in Kentland, Indiana, in Newton County. Marker is on North 3rd Street north of East Graham Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. at West entrance of Newton County (Kentland) Courthouse right side of sidewalk near flag poles of War Memorial on Courthouse lawn. It is nearly covered with a small ever-green bush, but yet noted. Marker is in this post office area: Kentland IN 47951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gurdon S. Hubbard Trading Post (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois); The Village of Iroquois Calaboose (approx. 8.2 miles away in Illinois); Concord Township (approx. 8.2 miles away in Illinois); Indian Boundary Line (approx. 10.4 miles away); New Purchase Boundary (approx. 10.9 miles away); Benton County Courthouse (approx. 12.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page)
Wider View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
2. Wider View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
. (Submitted on February 12, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Other View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
3. Other View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
West Side - - Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
4. West Side - - Newton County Courthouse
(Click on photo to see details.) Marker under bush to right of the large boulder in the background. Note small flag...
West End - - Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Courtesy "Indiana.Gov":: Old Postcard Photo
5. West End - - Newton County Courthouse
With trees yet small, a better view of the building can be seen in this old postcard photo.
South/West Corner - - Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
6. South/West Corner - - Newton County Courthouse
South / East Corner of Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
7. South / East Corner of Newton County Courthouse
East Side - - Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
8. East Side - - Newton County Courthouse
North / East Corner - - Newton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
9. North / East Corner - - Newton County Courthouse
Boulder - - On West Lawn image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
10. Boulder - - On West Lawn
Marker noted on left of boulder in background.....
Plaque on Boulder.... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
11. Plaque on Boulder....
North End of Boulder image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
12. North End of Boulder
It reads:: ""Bicentennial Time capsule located 5 feet North. To be opened July 4, 2076. Dedicated November 15, 1976. Newton County Bicentennial Committee, County Board of Commissioners, "Pun' Kin Vine" Fair Board.""
War Memorial - Pocket Park on Courthouse Lawn... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
13. War Memorial - Pocket Park on Courthouse Lawn...
Marker can be seen on lower left of photo under the small ever-green bush.
Front View - - War Memorial - Pocket Park on West Lawn.... image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
14. Front View - - War Memorial - Pocket Park on West Lawn....
Field Piece - and - Bench of War Memorial - Pocket Park image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
15. Field Piece - and - Bench of War Memorial - Pocket Park
Bench - - " Memory of Judge Robert B. Smart " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
16. Bench - - " Memory of Judge Robert B. Smart "
Kentland Town Hall - and - Bell........ image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
17. Kentland Town Hall - and - Bell........
Jay-walk a few steps to the North/West - - from Courthouse:: to the "Kentland Town Hall". A drinking fountain, benches, and the Town Bell...
Old Town Bell image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
18. Old Town Bell
No markings anywhere on the bell or its brackets..
Other View - - Old Town Bell image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
19. Other View - - Old Town Bell
Note drinking fountain and benches behind the bell...
Drinking Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 9, 2009
20. Drinking Fountain
Plaque on Fountain reads:: ""Dedicated June 14, 1985 in memory of Clarence Holley and Angie Fowler"".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,510 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on August 10, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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