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Lower Section - - Jamestown War Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, June 25, 2011
Lower Section - - Jamestown War Memorial Marker
Indiana (Boone County), Jamestown — Jamestown (Indiana) War Memorial
Jamestown War Memorial Dedicated to the memory of all Veterans of all Wars Great is he who lays down his life for his Country in the name of Freedom. Erected by the people in the year of Our Lord . . . — Map (db m43762) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Abraham Lincoln
Enroute to Washington, D.C., to become 16th President of the U.S., addressed citizens of Lebanon and Boone County from rear of railroad passenger car at this place on the evening of February 11, 1861. — Map (db m3811) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Boone County (Indiana) Veterans
( Center - Engraved in Stone: ) In Memory of our Boone County Veterans who Bravely Served in Our Wars. Erected by The American Legion Brown - Dolson Post 113 Lebanon, Ind. ( Left Bronze Plaque: ) . . . — Map (db m21359) WM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Boone County Veterans Memorial
* * * World War I * * * 1917 —— 1918 Battle Deaths: 53,402 * * * World War II * * * 1941 —— 1945 Battle Deaths: 291,557 * * * Korean War * * * 1950 —— 1953 Battle Deaths: 33,741 . . . — Map (db m54898) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Revolutionary War MemorialSoldiers Buried in Boone County Indiana
In Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Boone County Indiana Arthur Andrews 1753 - - 1834 John Ferguson 1759 - - 1839 William Gipson 1753 - - 1835 James Hill 1745 - - 1854 Henry Johns 1757 - - 1833 John Leap 1735 - - . . . — Map (db m21353) WM
Indiana (Boone County), Mechanicsburg — 06.1985.1 — Boone County REMC
The Boone County REMC built Indiana's first electric cooperative line to the Clark Woody farm 5 miles west of this site with funds borrowed from the Rural Electrification Administration, July 22, 1935. — Map (db m27673) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Thorntown — 06.1961.1 — Indian CemeteryEel River Tribe of Miamis
Ka-wi-a-ki-un-gi Village "Place of Thorns" (Thorntown) was center of 64, 000 acre Thorntown Indian Reserve. Granted to Eel River Miamis in 1818, ceded to U.S. in 1828. — Map (db m21352) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — Lincoln's Stop in Zionsville, Indiana
Abraham Lincoln enroute to Washington as President Elect on February ll, 1861 addressed the Citizens of Zionsville at the Railroad Depot which stood on this site. — Map (db m8326) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — 06.1966.2 — Michigan Road
With proceeds from the sale of 170,580 acres of Indian land granted by the Federal Government, Indiana built its first north-south road. Surveyed 1829, passable by 1834, "completed" in 1837, its cost was $242,000.00. — Map (db m67191) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — 06.1962.1 — Patrick H. Sullivan1794 - 1879
Patrick H. Sullivan, 1794-1879, was the first white settler in Boone County, 1823, and built the first log cabin. In 1857, he bought this site and lived here until 1872. He served in the War of 1812. — Map (db m67190) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — Town of Zionsville Founded in 1852
In the beautiful Eagle Creek valley of southeastern Boone County, a new town was planned on land owned by Elijah and Mary "Polly" Cross. Convinced by Lebanon businessman William Zion, a director of the Lafayette & Indianapolis Railroad, the . . . — Map (db m8328) HM

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