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Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Birthplace of Paul Dresser

1859 - 1906

 
 
Birthplace of Paul Dresser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
1. Birthplace of Paul Dresser Marker
Inscription. Composer of Indiana State Song, "On the Banks of the Wabash," and other songs popular in the Gay Nineties. His famous brother, Theodore Dreiser, wrote An American Tragedy and other novels.
 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 84.1966.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 27.393′ N, 87° 25.025′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of Dresser Drive and South First Street, on the right when traveling west on Dresser Drive. Touch for map. Farrington Street becomes Dresser Drive at South First Street. Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wea Tribe at Terre Haute ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Korean War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom - War Memorial ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipient
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By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
2. Birthplace of Paul Dresser
( approx. 0.7 miles away); Claude L. Herbert ( approx. 0.7 miles away); World War II War Memorial ( approx. 0.7 miles away); World War I War Memorial ( approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Also see . . .
1. Paul Dresser History. and a part of his song "On the Banks of the Wabash." (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Song Writers Hall of Fame. has many items about Paul Dresser. (Submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
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Birthplace of Paul Dresser Marker under Tree. image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
3. Birthplace of Paul Dresser Marker under Tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,353 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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