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Boonville in Warrick County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James A. Hemenway

 
 
James A. Hemenway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
1. James A. Hemenway Marker
Inscription.
U.S. House of Representatives 1895 – 1905

(Bronze Relief - - James A. Hemenway)

United States Senate 1905 – 1909


James A. Hemenway

1860 — 1923

Who through hard work, practical genius, and American opportunity, rose to positions of high honor and responsibility in both Houses of Congress. His distinguished service to the State of Indiana was an important contribution to American ideals of good government.

In appreciation of his qualities and service this memorial is erected by his many friends and grateful community.

Erected by
The Warrick County Historical Society
1938

 
Erected 1938 by Warrick County Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 2.991′ N, 87° 16.493′ W. Marker is in Boonville, Indiana, in Warrick County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Road 61) west of South 3rd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the North entrance (side-walk) to the Warrick County Courthouse in Boonville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Boonville IN 47601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this
Wide View - - James A. Hemenway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
2. Wide View - - James A. Hemenway Marker
marker. Abraham Lincoln Came Often to Boonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrick County Desert Storm Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Warrick County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. Barker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ratliff Boon (about 300 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  U.S. Congress - Biography ::. (Submitted on October 6, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
North/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
3. North/East Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse
The "Square Flare" Warrick County community activity and 'Barbecue Cook Off' was in progress. Profits are used for Christmas Decoration of the Courthouse Square, and the Barbecue was 'good'!!
South/West Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse - Boonville, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
4. South/West Corner - - Warrick County Courthouse - Boonville, Indiana
William Fortune - - (Marker - a few steps to the right.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
5. William Fortune - - (Marker - a few steps to the right.)

Born in Boonville
May 27, 1863


Here began a life, endowed with rare ability, courage, and resourcefulness, dedicated to intelligent, unselfish and far-reaching service to mankind - - A life that has brought honor to his birthplace, leadership to his contemporaries and a heritage of inspiration to future generations.

Erected by
The Warrick County Historical Society
1938
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   5. submitted on October 21, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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