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By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
First Indiana Gas Well Marker
Indiana (Delaware County), Eaton — 18.1981.1 — First Indiana Gas Well
The first significant commercial gas well came in Sept. 15, 1886, near here south of the Mississinewa River and East of the railroad, ushering in the gas boom era. Almeron H. Crannell, a Civil War veteran and later resident of Hartford City, drilled . . . — Map (db m63797) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Eaton — Granville
Once promoted by its boosters as an ideal location for the Delaware County seat, this community was officially platted in 1836 by John Gregory, David Shideler and Peter Thomas. It is the successor to Georgeville, platted a short distance up the . . . — Map (db m141446) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Eaton — Patriotic Sacrifice Forever Remembered
Dedicated to those who lost their lives in the service of our country and forever honoring the men and women of this community who served in the Armed Forces — Map (db m141433) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Gaston — Elizabethtown
Joseph Wilson and Uriah Powers first operated a flour mill and a sawmill around which the village of Elizabethtown grew up in the 1830s. Wilson named the town after his daughter, Elizabeth, and had high hopes for the community as a prospective . . . — Map (db m141424) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Gaston — 18.1996.2 — Slickville Tile Works
Site of production mill and three beehive kilns, first fueled by wood and then by natural gas, circa 1883-1910, owned & operated by Manassa Myers, Sr. family. Produced drainage tiles (hollow cylinder-shaped sections) from adjacent clay pit for local . . . — Map (db m63796) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Gaston — Snagtown ~ New CornerGaston — 1855 —
The Barlett, Bryant, Vannata, and Veach families were the first settlers in 1837-1839. In 1840-1850 the McCreery, Woodring and Maynard, Rowlett and Thompson families became property owners. Snagtown ~ New Corner was platted by David L. . . . — Map (db m141475) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 1827[The First School House in Delaware County]
The first school house in Delaware County was erected in a trackless forest one half mile west of this site. “Indian Jim,” the last of the Delaware tribe remaining in this county, a highly respected resident hewed the black walnut logs . . . — Map (db m141163) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 18.2008.1 — Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company
Side - A Company incorporated in New York 1886 to manufacture glassware (particularly fruit jars). Brothers Edmund, Frank, George, William, and Lucius Ball all were trustees. Company - promised money, land, and free natural gas - came . . . — Map (db m31345) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Delaware County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Delaware County Veterans for all wars A patriotic sacrifice forever The memories will live forever We will remember them — Map (db m141705) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 18.2011.1 — Hemingray Glass Company
Side A Founded as Gray & Hemingray in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1848. Incorporated 1870 in Covington, Kentucky; company produced glass bottles, jars, oil lamps, light globes, tableware and insulators. After discovery of natural gas in . . . — Map (db m65208) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — In Remembrance
In remembrance of the Delaware County Civil War Veterans / POWS of the 9th Cavalry, 121st Regiment — especially to those who lost their lives when the steamboat Sultana exploded, April 27, 1865 on the Mississippi River, 7 miles north of . . . — Map (db m141230) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m141265) HM WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Muncie American Legion Veterans Memorial
In memory of our departed Veterans who paid the Supreme Sacrifice for freedom anddemocracy — Map (db m141219) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Muncie American Legion Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Honor and Glory of Veterans of all wars. This sacred soil is restricted to their use. — Map (db m141223) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Old Indian Trail / Wheeling Pike
Several principal Indian and Pioneer Paths cut across Indiana and Delaware County connecting trading and warrior routes of ancient times. First made by migrating large animals searching for salt, followed by Native Americans for food, trade and . . . — Map (db m141410) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 18.1996.1 — Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Structure, circa 1893, is Muncie's oldest standing public school building. Purchased by church congregation, circa 1928. Rallying point in August 1930 when bodies of two African-American men, lynched in Marion, were brought to Muncie for embalmment . . . — Map (db m31346) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — This Boulder Marks the Traditional Site of Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk
This boulder marks the traditional site of Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk the White River Town of the Muncee Clan of Delaware Indians. It is, also, a memorial to Joshua, a Christian Indian, who was burned by the tribe, March 1806, a martyr to his . . . — Map (db m141131) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — Uten-Ink“Old Town”
Uten-Ink, site of the Old Town of Muncee Clan of Delaware Indians. Tecumseh and the Prophet lived here in 1805. — Map (db m141129) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — V.F.W. Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of W.W.I ★ W.W. II ★ Korea and Viet Nam who served their country with honor and all who gave their lives for freedom — Map (db m141233) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — W.A. McNaughton Building
The two blocks of granite placed here were salvaged from the W.A. McNaughton Building, which was demolished in 1989. They were design elements of the main entrance on Walnut Street. The building was constructed in 1901 at the south east corner of . . . — Map (db m141269) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — World War I Memorial
In memory of World War Veterans — Map (db m141225) WM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — World War I War Memorial — The Spirit of the American Doughboy —
The Elizabeth Sears Memorial to Deceased Veterans of the World War 1917 - 18 — Map (db m31347) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Selma — Smithfield
One of the oldest organized settlements in Delaware County, Smithfield was platted by David Stout and William Duncan March 12, 1830. Its position on White River was considered advantageous as a trading point, and it thrived as such until the first . . . — Map (db m141162) HM

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