“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Clark County Indiana Historical Markers

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By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
Borden Institute Site Marker
Indiana (Clark County), Borden — 10.1995.1 — Borden Institute Site
Coeducational school founded 1884 by William W. Borden primarily to serve children of southern Indiana farmers. Low-cost, progressive program included teacher preparation and laboratory-based scientific studies. School closed 1906. Borden also . . . — Map (db m74115) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Borden — Old Borden Tavern / Borden Museum
Old Borden Tavern Here William W. Borden’s mother kept a tavern 1824 to 1851. As a memorial to his parents, the Old Tavern, which was built in 1819, was incorporated into the buildings of the Borden Museum. Borden Museum . . . — Map (db m74116) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Clarksville — History’s Great Explorers
History’s Great Explorers Lewis & Clark Acclaimed National Heroes The Eastern Legacy October 14, 1803 Meriwether Lewis came from Washington, D.C. and met William Clark at the Falls of the Ohio “When they shook hands, the Lewis . . . — Map (db m103856) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Clarksville — River Navigation
River Navigation The Dam - The huge concrete wall that you see is the McAlpine Dam. Its main function is to control water levels for navigation, but its unusual shape, an elongated Z, also provides water for the hydroelectric station while . . . — Map (db m103853) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Henryville — 10.1987.1 — Birthplace and Childhood Home of Col. Harland Sanders
Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken Erected 1987 by these Local Franchisees: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bagshaw Mr. & Mrs. William Bridges Mr. & Mrs. William Bright Mr. & Mrs. Roy Burchel Mr. & Mrs. Lee Cummings Mr. & Mrs. Ralph . . . — Map (db m55017) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.1962.1 — Civil War Hospital
Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients. — Map (db m46647) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Civil War Memorial
( Top Section ) Civil War Cemetery On this site, 1861 - 1865, are buried several hundred Union and Confederate Soldiers. Killed in the Western Campaign. Lack of interest from distant families allowed deterioration of the wood grave . . . — Map (db m46670) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Clark County All Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All Veterans who have Honorably Served our Country. — Map (db m46695) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Duty Honor Country
Operation Iraqi Freedom · Operation Desert Storm · Operation Enduring Freedom Duty · Honor · Country — Map (db m103852) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — General LaFayette — Visit to Jeffersonville —
(General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a . . . — Map (db m46696) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.2008.01 — Hannah Toliver
Side A Emancipation Proclamation (1863) did not free slaves in Kentucky. In April 1864, Hannah Toliver, a free black woman living in Jeffersonville, was arrested for aiding a fugitive slave from Kentucky. In May, she was convicted and . . . — Map (db m100710) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Veterans Memorial
In Honor of those who Served ( Bronze Plaque ) United Spanish War Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars The American Legion Dedicated May 30, 1955Map (db m46730) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Warder Park
Named in honor of Luther Fairfax Warder Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms (1875 – 1883 ) – • – (1887 – 1891) He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the . . . — Map (db m46767) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — Korean Veterans Memorial1950 - 1953 — Sellersburg Community —
“Lest We Forget” In honor of the courageous men and women who served their country in the Korean War and in memory of those who Sacrificed All. PVT Robert E. Landreth, Jr. Oct. 4, 1951 PFC Thomas K. Jenkins July . . . — Map (db m46699) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — Vietnam Veterans Memorial — Sellersburg Community —
Dedicated to those from this community who so courageously served and gave their lives. They did so with unselfish Honor and Patriotism. May God bless them. PFC Wm. Gary Smith • USMC 02/21/68 SGT. Willard Skaggs, Jr. • USA . . . — Map (db m46698) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — World War II Memorial — Sellersburg Community —
( Upper Section ) They lived to bear their Country’s arms and died to save it’s Honor. Sgt Charles W. Snider • 11-4-43 Pfc Lester J. Beyl • 1-31-44 S/Sgt William J. Summers, AAF • 3-8-44 Sgt Kenneth N. Broady • . . . — Map (db m46721) WM

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