Salem in Washington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John Hay Center
Organized 1897. Headquarters and Genealogical Library in Museum building.
Birthplace of John Hay
Built in 1824 as a school. John Hay, Secretary to pres. Lincoln and Secretary of State for Presidents McKinley and T. Roosevelt, was born here Oct. 8, 1838.
Stevens Memorial Museum
Built in 1970 as a memorial to preserve the heritage of our community.
Owned and operated by Washington County Historical Society, Inc.
Erected by Washington County Historical Society, Inc.
Location. 38° 36.34′ N, 86° 5.852′ W. Marker is in Salem, Indiana, in Washington County. Marker is on East Market Street east of South College Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located curb-side at the Washington County Historical Society - Stevens Memorial Museum in Salem, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 East Market Street, Salem IN 47167, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of John Milton Hay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington County Honor Rolls Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem Suffers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Courthouse / Salem Downtown Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning the Salem Railroad Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Brock Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Also see . . . John Hay Center ::. (Submitted on September 3, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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