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Greenfield in Hancock County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Whitcomb Riley

 
 
James Whitcomb Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
1. James Whitcomb Riley Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.

Title is Inscription

 
Erected by American School Children.
 
Location. 39° 47.102′ N, 85° 46.131′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Indiana, in Hancock County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 40) east of State Street (State Road 9), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the front steeps of the Entrance to the Hancock County Courthouse in Greenfield, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Greenfield IN 46140, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hancock County, Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named James Whitcomb Riley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Democratic Party Rooster (approx. 0.7 miles away); Whetzel Trace (approx. 12.7 miles away); Massacre of Indians (approx. 15.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  James Whitcomb Riley. Web site dedicated to the "Hoosier Poet." (Submitted on July 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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Full View - - James Whitcomb Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Full View - - James Whitcomb Riley Marker
Statue - - James Whitcomb Riley image. Click for full size.
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3. Statue - - James Whitcomb Riley
Obverse of Statue - - James Whitcomb Riley image. Click for full size.
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4. Obverse of Statue - - James Whitcomb Riley
Long View - - James Whitcomb Riley Marker image. Click for full size.
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5. Long View - - James Whitcomb Riley Marker
Hancock County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
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6. Hancock County Courthouse
Click photo to see marker to the extreme lower right at top of stairs (hidden to the right of the street sign post).
South / East Corner - - Hancock County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, June 20, 2010
7. South / East Corner - - Hancock County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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