George W. Waltz
Bicentennial Celebration of Georgetown's Founding Father
—1808 - 2008 —
George W. Waltz/Walts,
Anna Brewer Walts & family
left Pennsylvania to go west
Recorded 170 acre purchase in
Harrison Co. Indiana Territory
Petitioned Congress for
U.S. Government intervention of
pioneer suffrage, voting rights
& land payments
Recorded the first town plat
of Georgetown, Indiana
But for his dreams and visions
Georgetown would not be.
Location. 38° 17.602′ N, 85° 58.583′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is on Wissman Road south of the railroad tracks, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Georgetown Park, Georgetown IN 47122, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Patrick Shields (here, next to this marker); Georgetown (approx. ¾ mile away); Buffalo Trace Route (approx. 7.4 miles away); Scribner High School (approx. 8.2 miles away); New Albany's Carnegie Library (was approx. 8.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Carnegie's Lasting Gifts (approx. 8.4 miles away); A Gateway to Freedom (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on July 23, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.