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

First Cabin in Greenwood

 
 
First Cabin in Greenwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
1. First Cabin in Greenwood Marker
Inscription. Greenwood was founded Sept. 30, 1823. The original land owners, who were descendants of Dutch immigrants, came from Mercer County, Kentucky. A log cabin was built on or near this site by John B. and Jane Brewer Smock. The first church (Presbyterian) was organized in this cabin Dec. 31, 1825, by Rev. Isaac Reed. The nine original members were: Garrett Brewer, John B. Smock, Isaac and Rachel Demaree Smock, James and Charity Brewer Smock, Henry and Mary Smock and Mary DeMotte Smock.
 
Erected 1973 by Greenwood Museum and Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 37.994′ N, 86° 6.995′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on North Madison Avenue south of County Line Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker located at the Madison Avenue entrance to the "Greenwood Park Mall". Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood IN 46142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church, School and Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); James T. and Laura Polk Community House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood
Reverse Side - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
2. Reverse Side - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); J. T. Polk Canning Co. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mary Bryan, Pioneer Woman (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Southport (approx. 2.8 miles away); Proctor Park (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Long View - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
3. Long View - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker
Long Reverse View - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
4. Long Reverse View - - First Cabin in Greenwood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2013. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 14, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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