Near Knightstown in Henry County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The National Road — West
Home of American Communications Network founded, in 1966, to preserve and perpetuate the “Ideals that built America” and “the Dignity of Man.”
Situated in Henry County, so named for American patriot Patrick Henry by special legislative dictate in 1821.
Why stand here idle! Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery! Forbid it, Almighty God! I know what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! —Patrick Henry
Presented in the 200th year of American liberty
Erected 1976 by American Communications Network.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 48.04′ N, 85° 30.55′ W. Marker is near Knightstown, Indiana, in Henry County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) west of West Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is just east of town. Marker is in this post office area: Knightstown IN 46148, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other Veterans Garden of Memories (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pvt. William Zion USMC (approx. 0.9 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County (approx. one mile away); Underground Station (approx. 5.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knightstown.
More about this marker. From the March 1976 The American Record — A Brian Bex Report newsletter: “The American Communications Network [is a] non-political, not-profit educational champion of private property, the free market, the profit and loss system, and limited government”. Brian Bex founded the American Communications Network.
Also see . . . Places to Visit in Knightstown, IN. (Submitted on April 18, 2006.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • Political Subdivisions •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,252 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 25, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.