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Anthony Wayne

 
 
Anthony Wayne 1745-1796 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
1. Anthony Wayne 1745-1796 Marker
Inscription. 1745–1796. Wayne Township was named for Gen. Anthony Wayne. This hero of the Revolution defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers, 1794, and opened large areas for settlement by the Treaty of Greene Ville, 1795.
 
Erected 1975 by Indiana Historical Society in conjunction with Junto Club, George Washington High School. (Marker Number 49.1960.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.955′ N, 86° 11.958′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on West Washington Street (U.S. 40) west of Belmont Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. It is in front of the George Washington High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2215 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis IN 46222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central State Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington Park Baseball (approx. 0.9 miles away); McCormick Cabin Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Romanian Orthodox Church (approx. 1.6 miles
The marker is in front of George Washington High School. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
2. The marker is in front of George Washington High School.
away); Civil War Training Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .
1. General “Mad” Anthony Wayne. Short biography and portrait. (Submitted on October 2, 2006.) 

2. “Mad Anthony” Wayne at Fallen Timbers. Article by Richard Battin originally published in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel. (Submitted on October 2, 2006.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,959 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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