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Georgetown in Floyd County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

George W. Waltz

Bicentennial Celebration of Georgetown's Founding Father

 

1808 - 2008

 
George W. Waltz Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 9, 2016
1. George W. Waltz Marker
Inscription.

1807
George W. Waltz/Walts,
Anna Brewer Walts & family
left Pennsylvania to go west

1808
Recorded 170 acre purchase in
Harrison Co. Indiana Territory

1809
Petitioned Congress for
U.S. Government intervention of
pioneer suffrage, voting rights
& land payments

1833
Recorded the first town plat
of Georgetown, Indiana

But for his dreams and visions
Georgetown would not be.


 
Erected 2008.
 
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. mile away); Buffalo Trace Route (approx. 7.4 miles away); Scribner High School (approx. 8.2 miles away);
Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Veterans Memorial and Founders Markers
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. 8 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.
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