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Hartsville in Bartholomew County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hartsville College

 
 
Hartsville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Hartsville College Marker
Inscription. Original site of coeducational United Brethren school founded 1850 as Hartsville Academy by public act of Indiana General Assembly. Campus moved four blocks south, circa 1865; destroyed by fire, January 1898. Many graduates became distinguished citizens in their communities throughout the state and nation.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Cross Cliff Little Hoosiers. (Marker Number 03.1995.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 16.067′ N, 85° 41.884′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, Indiana, in Bartholomew County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Harrison St (State Road 46) and N. Jackson St, on the right when traveling west on E. Harrison St. Touch for map. Marker is located in the southeast corner of the community square/park. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville IN 47244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hartsville College (within shouting distance of this marker); Private Barton W. Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Atterbury Army Air Field
Hartsville College Marker in Community Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Hartsville College Marker in Community Park
(approx. 10.6 miles away); Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140 (approx. 10.7 miles away); Westport Covered Bridge (approx. 10.7 miles away); Madison and Indianapolis Railroad (approx. 11 miles away); Kellar Grist Mill (approx. 13.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  IHB Review of Marker. The Indiana Historical Bureau in 2011 prepared a preliminary report regarding the accuracy and relevance of the marker. Their preliminary report states, "... while the text of the Hartsville College marker is correct, much important information is missing, making some statements misleading for a reader." (Submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
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 341 times since then and 40 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.
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