East Germantown in Wayne County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
East Germantown Civil War Band
Erected in memory of D.W. Kocher
Erected 1978. (Marker Number 89.1978.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 48.79′ N, 85° 8.189′ W. Marker is in East Germantown, Indiana, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Road (U.S. 40) and Milton Street, on the right when traveling west on Old National Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pershing IN 47370, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Overbeck House and Studio (approx. 1.4 miles away); Iron Brigade Commander (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cambridge City (approx. 1.9 miles away); Indiana’s First Woman’s Rights Convention (approx. 3.8 miles away); Oliver P. Morton Home (approx. 7.2 miles away); Historic National Road / Make History, Drive It (approx. 7˝ miles away); George Washington Julian (approx. 7.7 miles away); Birthplace of Wilbur Wright (approx. 11.3 miles away).
Also see . . . East Germantown or Pershing?. Efforts to change the town's name during World War I for patriotic reasons has left an open question - East Germantown or Pershing, Indiana? (Submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,092 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.