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Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 )

 
 
Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
1. Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker
The Harrison Home can be seen in the background in the photo.
Inscription. First resident Presbyterian minister in Indiana Territory, 1808. Headed the first school under the authority of the board of trustees of Vincennes University (a grammar school), 1811-1815. Served as member of board of trustees of Vincennes University, 1813-1824.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 42.1995.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.146′ N, 87° 31.503′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is on Harrison Street north of North 1st Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. construction in area now places this marker on the North/East corner of the Historical Village (across the street from Vincennes University on Harrison Street.). Marker is in this post office area: Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vincennes University (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Harrison - & - Lewis & Clark Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Knox Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker);
Obverse Side - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
2. Obverse Side - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker
The Entrance to Vincennes University can be seen in the background of the photo.
Millstones from Emison Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana Territory (within shouting distance of this marker); "Grouseland" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Tecumseh (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Baty Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
"Vincennes University" Entry - - Across Street . . image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
3. "Vincennes University" Entry - - Across Street . .
Just a few steps away is the entrance to "Vincennes University".
Wide View - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
4. Wide View - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker
Long View  - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
5. Long View - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker
Another Long View - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
6. Another Long View - - Samuel Thornton Scott ( 1777 - 1827 ) Marker
The home of William Henry Harrison ("Grouseland") can be seen in the background - just a few steps away ! !
"Grouseland" - - Sign image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
7. "Grouseland" - - Sign
This sign can be seen behind the marker in prior photo.
"Grouseland" - - Home of William Henry Harrison image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
8. "Grouseland" - - Home of William Henry Harrison
Side View - - "Grouseland" image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
9. Side View - - "Grouseland"
Front View of "Grouseland" image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
10. Front View of "Grouseland"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on October 30, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on October 13, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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