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Near Pennville in Jay County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

West Grove

 
 
West Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. West Grove Marker
Inscription. Early Quaker settlement established 1836; center of Underground Railroad activity. Meeting house erected here, 1840, on land donated by Enos and Margaret Lewis; used by Congregational Friends, by Spiritualist society, as school, community hall; razed 1927.
 
Erected 1972 by Jay County Historical Society. (Marker Number 38.1972.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 31.892′ N, 85° 6.991′ W. Marker is near Pennville, Indiana, in Jay County. Marker is on W County Road 650N 0.4 miles east of N Country Road 750W, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the West Grove Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Pennville IN 47369, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Station on the Underground Railroad (approx. 1.7 miles away); Godfroy Reserve (approx. 8.6 miles away); Geneva Downtown Historic District (approx. 9.3 miles away); Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll (approx. 9.8 miles away); Major General John P. C. Shanks
West Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. West Grove Marker
View to east along W County Road 650N
(approx. 9.9 miles away); Jay County Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 10.1 miles away); Adams County Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.7 miles away); Wells County Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 14.2 miles away).
 
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West Grove Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
3. West Grove Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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