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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

“Grouseland”

Built 1803 - 1804

 

—Home of William Henry Harrison —

 
" Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker
Inscription.
Welcome to
"Grouseland"
Built 1803 - 1804
Home of
William Henry Harrison

Governor Indiana Territory 1800 - 1812
President of the United States 1840

Mansion owned and restored by
Francis Vigo Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected by Francis Vigo Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.127′ N, 87° 31.557′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of West Scott Street and Park Street, on the right when traveling west on West Scott Street. Touch for map. Park Street is no longer open traffic. Can also use, Harrison Street past North 1st Street - there is also more parking there. Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indiana Territory (a few steps from this marker); Millstones from Emison Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Knox Taylor (within shouting distance
Obverse Side - - " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Obverse Side - - " Grouseland " Built 1803 - 1804 Marker
The sidewalk seen in the photo to the right goes to Harrison Street and more parking.
of this marker); William Henry Harrison - & - Lewis & Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Thornton Scott (1777 - 1827 ) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vincennes University (about 400 feet away); Chief Tecumseh (about 700 feet away); The Baty Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Also see . . .  Official Web Site - - "Grouseland". There are a number of links in this web site - - Enjoy the searching. The page will open to interior views of the Home! ! (Submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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" Grouseland " - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. " Grouseland " - Sign
This sign is located on the Harrison Street side of "Grouseland" near a parking lot.
"Grouseland" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 19, 2013
4. "Grouseland" Marker
Harrison Street Side of " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Harrison Street Side of " Grouseland "
Front of " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Front of " Grouseland "
The marker can be seen in profile, on the left, behind the green sign holding a mail box.
Front View - - " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. Front View - - " Grouseland "
Side View - - " Grouseland " image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
8. Side View - - " Grouseland "
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   4. submitted on April 25, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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