Crawfordsville in Montgomery County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major General Lew Wallace
Erected 1963 by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 54.1963.1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 40° 2.441′ N, 86° 53.717′ W. Marker is in Crawfordsville, Indiana, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Wallace Avenue and East Pike Street, on the right when traveling north on Wallace Avenue. Touch for map. From Market Street (U.S. 136) take Water Street south two blocks to Pike Street, turn left and go to the end. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Wallace Avenue, Crawfordsville IN 47933, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Elston Homestead (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elston Memorial Home (about 500 feet away); Lane Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Land Office (approx. Saint John's Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawfordsville.
Also see . . .
1. General Lew Wallace Study and Museum. (Submitted on May 4, 2007.)
2. Books by or about Lew Wallace. At Amazon.com. (Submitted on May 5, 2007.)
3. General Wallace and the Last Slave in Maryland. "Wallace ordered the girl to be brought to Baltimore, where, in the office of the Provost-Marshal, the chain was removed, and the last bond-slave in Maryland was set free." (Submitted on November 4, 2016.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 4,255 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. 4, 5. submitted on May 5, 2007, by Kara L. Edie of Crawfordsville, Indiana. 6. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.