Patriot in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dr. Elwood Mead
(1858 - 1936)
—“Engineer Who Made the Desert Bloom” —
Erected 1980 by Switzerland County Historical Society. (Marker Number 78.1980.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 38° 50.303′ N, 84° 49.611′ W. Marker is in Patriot, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Road 156) and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Patriot IN 47038, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Ingles (approx. 5.3 miles away in Kentucky); Big Bone Lick (approx. 5.3 miles away in Kentucky); Big Bone Methodist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away in Kentucky); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (approx. 5˝ miles away in Kentucky); a different marker also named Big Bone Lick Mary Draper Ingles (approx. 5˝ miles away in Kentucky); Piatt’s Landing / General E.R.S. Canby (approx. 5.9 miles away in Kentucky); Passage To Freedom From Slavery (approx. 7.2 miles away in Kentucky).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Elwood Mead - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.