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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Warder Park

 
 
Warder Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. Warder Park Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Luther Fairfax Warder
Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms
(1875 – 1883 ) – • – (1887 – 1891)


He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the County Seat here.

As a youth, he commanded the Company he created, Co.B. 16th. Kentucky, Volunteers Infantry Through the Kentucky Campaign. Receiving incurable injuries.

He was a lawyer, executive, farmer, and stock breeder.

Courtly in personality. He battled life-long for right, progress, and the oppressed.
 
Location. 38° 16.485′ N, 85° 44.53′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on East Court Avenue west of Wall Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located behind the Thomas Jefferson Statue in 'Warder Park' between Wall and Spring Street on East Court Avenue in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); General LaFayette (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx.
Wide View - - Warder Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Wide View - - Warder Park Marker
0.3 miles away); Clark County All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hannah Toliver (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duty Honor Country (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln’s Ties To Kentucky (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
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Warder Park - - East Court Avenue Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Warder Park - - East Court Avenue Entrance
Statue of Thomas Jefferson image. Click for full size.
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4. Statue of Thomas Jefferson
'Park Art' image. Click for full size.
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5. 'Park Art'
Historic - Relief # 1 image. Click for full size.
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6. Historic - Relief # 1
Historic - Relief # 2 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
7. Historic - Relief # 2
Historic - Relief # 3 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
8. Historic - Relief # 3
Jeffersonville Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
9. Jeffersonville Carnegie Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 2, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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