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Franklin in Johnson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Franklin

 
 
Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
1. Franklin Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1823, is the home of Franklin College, 1834 and the birthplace of two Indiana governors, Paul V. McNutt, 1891, at 599 E. Adams and Roger D. Branigin, 1902, at 205 Yandes. Johnson County Historical Museum at 150 W. Madison, Indiana Masonic Home and Hospital, Methodist Home, Memorial Hospital, and Johnson County Court House are interesting places to view.
 
Erected 1973 by Descendents of Smiley Mill Pioneers and Ruth and Chelsea Dinn.
 
Location. 39° 28.773′ N, 86° 3.831′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on U.S. 31 south of State Road 144, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Cabin in Franklin (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Paul Vories McNutt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll (approx. half a mile away); Johnson County Court Houses (approx. half a mile away); Johnson County Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Johnson County Revolutionary War Memorial
Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 20, 2013
2. Franklin Marker
View to north along US 31
(approx. half a mile away); Johnson County War Memorial Honor Rolls (approx. half a mile away); Province Hospital (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
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 255 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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