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Decatur in Adams County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Gene Stratton-Porter

 
 
Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
1. Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of

Gene Stratton - Porter

Author

of
The Girl of The Limberlost,
The Song of the Cardinal, Freckles
and other nature stories.

Who came to Decatur as a bride and in
this County, at Geneva, on the banks of the
Limberlost, her first ten books were written.

She taught the Love of Nature

Dedicated by the school children
of Adams County

1926

 
Erected 1926 by School Children of Adams County.
 
Location. 40° 49.779′ N, 84° 55.447′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Indiana, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of South 2nd Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on South 2nd Street. Touch for map. Located on the South/East lawn of the Adams County Courthouse in Decatur, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South 2nd Street, Decatur IN 46733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adams County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls (within shouting distance
Wide View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
2. Wide View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
of this marker); The Wayne Trace (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Indian Reservation (approx. 8.1 miles away in Ohio); Willshire, Ohio (approx. 8.9 miles away in Ohio); a different marker also named Adams County Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Gene Strattion-Porter Memorial Society. (Submitted on April 20, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Long View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
3. Long View - - Gene Stratton-Porter Marker
Adams County Courthouse - - - Decatur, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
4. Adams County Courthouse - - - Decatur, Indiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 713 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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