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

Site of James Gregory House

(about 200 yards south)

 
 
Site of James Gregory House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
1. Site of James Gregory House Marker
Inscription. Here on March 11, 1818, Ambrose Carlton, Thomas Beagley and James Scotts, commissioners, organized Lawrence County and its first five townships, appointed officers, fixed Palestine as county seat and ordered first elections. The first court convened here on June 4, 1818.
 
Erected 1968 by Lawrence County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 38° 52.399′ N, 86° 26.345′ W. Marker is near Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Ikerd Lane, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford IN 47421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Otis Park (approx. 1 miles away); Pine Hall (approx. 1 miles away); a different marker also named Otis Park (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bedford Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 2 miles away); Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana (approx. 2 miles away); The Cornerstone of Freedom (approx. 2 miles away); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll (approx. 2 miles away); Indiana Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of James Gregory House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
2. Site of James Gregory House Marker
View to west along US 50
Site of James Gregory House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
3. Site of James Gregory House Marker
View to the south across US 50
Site of James Gregory House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
4. Site of James Gregory House Marker
View to east along US 50
 
 
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 298 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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