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Centerville in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Oliver P. Morton Home

 
 
Oliver P. Morton Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
1. Oliver P. Morton Home Marker
Inscription. Residence of Oliver P. Morton, Governor of Indiana during the crucial years of the American Civil War, 1861-65. U.S. Senator, 1867-77. Morton was the first native-born governor of Indiana.
 
Erected 1962 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 89.1962.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 49.054′ N, 85° 0.017′ W. Marker is in Centerville, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Willow Grove Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 West Main Street, Centerville IN 47330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic National Road / Make History, Drive It (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Washington Julian (approx. 0.4
Home of Oliver P. Morton image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
2. Home of Oliver P. Morton
miles away); Richmond Police Department Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Wayne Township World War II Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oliver P. Morton (1823-1877). Biography. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.) 

2. Oliver P. Morton's House. Includes photo of the O. P. Morton Statue at the Wayne County courthouse. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.) 

3. Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-1877). Another biography with photograph of Gov. Morton. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Marker and Brass Plaque image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
3. Marker and Brass Plaque
Closeup of Undated Brass Plaque image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
4. Closeup of Undated Brass Plaque
Home of Governor Oliver P. Morton. Erected by Home Culture Club and Citizens of Center Township.
Home of Oliver P. Morton image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 9, 2006
5. Home of Oliver P. Morton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,675 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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