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Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Van Rensselaer

1784 - 1847

 
 
James Van Rensselaer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2009
1. James Van Rensselaer Marker
Inscription.
Founder of the town of
Rensselaer, Ind.
Came to Jasper Co., Ind.
1836

 
Erected 1976 by General Van Rensselaer Chapter, D.A.R., and First Presbyterian Church.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 56.28′ N, 87° 9.14′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, Indiana, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of Angelica Street and Cullen Street (State Road 114), on the right when traveling east on Angelica Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the north grounds of First Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 N Cullen Street, Rensselaer IN 47978, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Jasper County Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rensselaer Power Plant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jasper County World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Frederick Hanley
James Van Rensselaer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2009
2. James Van Rensselaer Marker
First Presbyterian Church in background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Cabin in Rensselaer (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Robert H. Milroy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rensselaer.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rennselaer, Indiana. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. James Van Rensselaer. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Visit Rensselaer. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. First Presbyterian Church. (Submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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First Presbyterian Church from Cullen Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 28, 2009
3. First Presbyterian Church from Cullen Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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