Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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 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. • Government • Notable Buildings •
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 1,202 times since then. 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.