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

Public Square

 
 
Public Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, April 1, 2006
1. Public Square Marker
Inscription. This Public Square was part of Chief Anderson's Delaware Indian Village. In 1827, thirty acres were donated to Madison County by John and Salley Berry to relocate the county seat from Pendleton to Anderson. The remaining acreage was sold by the County Commissioners to establish a treasury. Three of Madison County's Court Houses have been erected on this site.
 
Erected 1976 by the Current Events Club in Honor of the Bicentennial.
 
Location. 40° 6.432′ N, 85° 40.748′ W. Marker is in Anderson, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of East 9th Street and Madison Street on East 9th Street. Touch for map. It sits in front of the Madison County Court House at the southwest corner of the square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 E. 9th Street, Anderson IN 46016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison County Veterans' Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madison County Historic Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Methodist Church in Anderson Was Built Here (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic West Eighth Street
Another view of the Public Square marker, showing some surroundings. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, April 1, 2006
2. Another view of the Public Square marker, showing some surroundings.
(approx. mile away); The Anderson Street Railway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Madison County and Anderson History. (Submitted on April 13, 2006.)
2. Anderson and Madison County Timeline. (Submitted on April 13, 2006.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
This is the current Madison County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, June 16, 2007
3. This is the current Madison County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,298 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 7, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   2. submitted on April 13, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana.   3. submitted on June 16, 2007, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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