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Bedford in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pine Hall

 
 
Pine Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
1. Pine Hall Marker
Inscription. Built 1865-7 by Wm. Ragsdale. Cost $25,000. Occupied by his family 11 years. Bought 1878 by Nathan Hall, pioneer quarryman. Occupied by his family 21 years. Bought and run as a dairy farm 1899 by Alvin Tobe Hert who named the estate Pine Hall. Owned by the Bedford Country Club 1923-1935. Mansion formerly surrounded by 37 pine spruce and hemlock trees.
 
Location. 38° 51.555′ N, 86° 27.654′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Tunnelton Road 0.1 miles south of Parkview Drive (16th Street) (U.S. 50). Touch for map. Marker is located on the rear side of the south pillar of the entrance to Otis Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 607 Tunnelton Road, Bedford IN 47421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Otis Park (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Otis Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Cornerstone of Freedom (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana (approx. 1.2 miles
Rear Side of Otis Park Gate Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
2. Rear Side of Otis Park Gate Entrance
Marker is on south (left) pillar
away); Lawrence County Vietnam Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County World War II Honor Roll (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register
Otis Park and Golf Course, including Pine Hall, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
    — Submitted June 2, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Front Side of Otis Park Gate Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
3. Front Side of Otis Park Gate Entrance
According to a nearby marker, the Second Principal Meridian passes north-south through the gate
Pine Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
4. Pine Hall
Pine Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
5. Pine Hall
Near the 10th hole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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