Near Matthews in Grant County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Village of Trask
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Matthews Lion Club, Matthews Order of Eastern Star & Descendants of Trask, and Isaac G. Carter. (Marker Number 27.1995.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 25.376′ N, 85° 31.381′ W. Marker is near Matthews, Indiana, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 26 and S. Wheeling Pike, on the left when traveling east on State Road 26. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairmount IN 46928, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covered Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cumberland Covered Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); J.W. Patterson House (approx. 6.7 miles away); West Ward School (approx. Blackford County Revolutionary War Heroes (approx. 8.4 miles away); Blackford County Civil War Honor Roll (approx. 8.4 miles away); Blackford County W.W. II Honor Roll (approx. 8.4 miles away); Blackford County Courthouse (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matthews.
Also see . . . IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau in 2010 prepared a preliminary report on the marker regarding accuracy and relevance. Their preliminary report states "the marker text is broad, so that this marker does not just commemorate Trask, but also the hundreds of other villages and small towns across Indiana that ceased to exist". (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.