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Eddie Taylor - - “Mayor of 7th and Wabash”

 
 
Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
1. Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash" Marker
Inscription. On these side walks, Eddie Taylor - Mayor of 7th and Wabash - peddled newspapers from 1916 to 1957, advancing freedom of the press one American at a time.

May those who walk these same Terre Haute streets value that freedom in Eddie's memory.
 
Erected by City of Terre Haute.
 
Location. 39° 27.996′ N, 87° 24.433′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of Wabash Avenue and North 7th Street, on the right when traveling west on Wabash Avenue. Touch for map. 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. Crossroads of America (here, next to this marker); Crossroads Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Crossroads of America (about 300 feet away); Chauncey Rose - - 1794 - 1877 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial - Vigo County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Eugene V. Debs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peter J. McGuire (approx. 0.4 miles away); Patrick J. Quinlan (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
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Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash" Marker from a Distance image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 6, 2008
2. Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash" Marker from a Distance
Looking West on Wabash Avenue (a.k.a.: the National Road) Mid American honors the dignity of everyone and the Freedom of the Press.
Freedom of the Press
 
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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 1,860 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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