Near Henryville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace and Childhood Home of Col. Harland Sanders
Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken
Erected 1987 by these Local Franchisees:
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bagshaw
Mr. & Mrs. William Bridges
Mr. & Mrs. William Bright
Mr. & Mrs. Roy Burchel
Mr. & Mrs. Lee Cummings
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Fordyce
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Gilley
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Heil
Mr. & Mrs. Everitt Houchen
Pauline Houchen & Joe Ann
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Howser
Mr. & Mrs. William Mullins
Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Payne
Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Popp
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Rothbaur
Mr. & Mrs. Bud Stotts
Mr. & Mrs. Hershel Wells
Mr. & Mrs. T. J. White
Erected 1987 by Local Franchisees. (Marker Number 10.1987.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 32.399′ N, 85° 46.531′ W. Marker was near Henryville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker was on State Road 160 east of Interstate 65, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at West edge of Henryville - you can park in the Shell gas-station parking area to walk to the marker. Marker was in this post office area: Henryville IN 47126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Pigeon Roost (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Pigeon Roost (approx. 5.3 miles away); Morgan's Raid, July 1863 (approx. 7½ miles away); "Lightning" Ellsworth Strikes Again (approx. 7.6 miles away); Morgan's Great Raid (approx. 7.6 miles away); Northern Boundary of Clark's Grant (approx. 7.9 miles away); John Kimberlin Farm (approx. 8.9 miles away); Scott County Home (was approx. 9.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ).
More about this marker. Marker was blown away by a tornado and has not been found.
Also see . . . Colonel Sanders - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 1, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,458 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on May 2, 2012, by Aimee Rose Formo of Indianapolis, Indiana. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.