Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

State Capitol

 
 
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
1. State Capitol Marker
Inscription. State capital was moved to Indianapolis, 1825, from Corydon. The capital built on this site in 1835 was razed in 1878 to make way for this State House, completed in 1888.
 
Erected by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 49.1946.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 46.106′ N, 86° 9.712′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on North Capital Avenue near West Market Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the east entrance to the State House. Marker is in this post office area: Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oliver Perry Morton (a few steps from this marker); The Lincoln Funeral Train (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Arsenal 1861 - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Andrews Hendricks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indiana State House (about 500 feet away); The National Road
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
2. State Capitol Marker
(about 500 feet away); 1907 Indiana Eugenics Law (about 700 feet away); Indianapolis Times (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Also see . . .
1. A State House Tour. Official State of Indiana site. (Submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Oliver Hazard Perry Morton. Morton was one of the great wartime governors serving in the Civil War. By his urging, Indiana enlisted twice the number of troops called for in the war. Later he successfully fended of political attacks of the "Peace" Democrats. (Submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
The State House of Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
3. The State House of Indiana
Oliver Morton Statue at the State House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2007
4. Oliver Morton Statue at the State House
The soldiers represent the 150,000 Indianans who volunteered during the Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,188 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on March 28, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Paid Advertisement