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Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — 23.1997.1 — Attica & Covington Canal Skirmish
In fall 1846, residents of Covington and Attica skirmished at Lock 35 over lack of water to Covington. Heavy rains eventually resolved the problem. Competition among canal towns over water control was often intense. First boat reached Attica 1846 . . . — Map (db m3284) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — 23.2005.1 — Attica’s Carnegie Library
Ladies Library Association of Attica, created 1885, deeded its library building to city; city library opened 1902 with a collection of 1,500 books. Funds from Andrew Carnegie made it possible to build a new library here on land originally owned by . . . — Map (db m3317) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Davis Township - Maysville — 1825 - 1935
Platted 1832 Addition 1836 Population in 1840 - - 800 First polling place in Davis Township. Many years Largest Town South of Chicago. — Map (db m9874) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Devon Theater — Art Deco Style — Built in 1938
. . . — Map (db m7934) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Dr. John Evans — 1814 – 1897 — Logan Township
Doctor – Educator – Builder – Financier. Attica, Indiana Doctor, 1839–1845 Founder: Indiana Hospital for Insane. Chicago Mercy Hospital: City of Evanston, Ill. Northwestern University - U. of Denver. Rush . . . — Map (db m9947) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Harrison Hills Country Club House — Restoration and Preservation — Tudor Revival
. . . — Map (db m19771) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Hotel Attica
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m7936) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — In Memory of — P.O.W. - M.I.A.
You are not Forgotten — Map (db m32623) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Presented by L. of G. A. R. Attica Circle, 1911 — Map (db m20531) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Italianate Style House
Historic Landmarks of Fountain County Award presented to Dr. Peter and Ann Petrich for the Restoration and Preservation of This Italianate Style House built c. 1850 — Map (db m7969) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — Marshall M Milford Home
Milford Home has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1845 — Map (db m9310) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — 23.2003.1 — Ravine Park
American Indians frequented this area, rich in natural resources. The ravine provided water from natural springs, marl for lime, and clay for bricks for nineteenth-century residents of Attica, platted 1825. City became owner of ravine 1906 when . . . — Map (db m3311) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — The Old Church — Cottrell Village
Built - 1850 Restored 1989 by the John Cottrell Foundation — Map (db m7938) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — The Old Library — Ladies Library - Attica — Est. 1889
Founded in 1885, built in 1889, and restored in 1998 by Historic Landmarks of Fountain County. — Map (db m7933) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — The Spirit of the American Doughboy
. . . — Map (db m7988) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — World War I Memorial
John Feuristien - Co. D - 113 Eng. Robert L. Goans - Battery C - 150 F.A. Edward Harty - 306 U.S. Inf. Arch Hope Earle Ireland - 131 U.S. Inf. Lloyd Ireland - Battery B - 70 F.A. Frank J. Kight - Battery C - 6 F. A. Chas. W. . . . — Map (db m22801) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Covington - Indiana City Building — Craig and Dawn Dixon
Historic Landmarks of Fountain County award Presented to Craig and Dawn Dixon for Restoration and Preservation of 413 Washington Street Covington, In. Built 1903 — Map (db m7906) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Covington Carnegie Library
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m8724) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — 23.1970.2 — Esther Test Wallace
1807–1834. The 1st wife of Governor David Wallace and Mother of General Lew Wallace, soldier, author of Ben Hur, statesman & diplomat, is here buried. She influenced the lives of two important Hoosiers. — Map (db m3382) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — 08000191 — Fountain County (Indiana) Court House
Fountain County Court House 1937 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m37241) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Centennial Memorial — In Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in All Wars
1826 - - 1926 Fountain County Centennial Memorial Erected by The Richard Henry Lee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Memory of The Pioneers and Illustrious Dead of Fountain County and In Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in . . . — Map (db m7907) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Clerk's Building — Fountain County Art Council
Historic Landmarks of Fountain County Award Presented to Fountain County Art Council for Restoration and Preservation of Fountain County Clerk's Building Built 1842. — Map (db m21155) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Veterans Memorial
In grateful tribute to all men and women of Fountain County who have served or will serve in defense of our country. — Map (db m7908) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Portland Arch Natural Preserve
has been designated a National Natural Landmark This site possesses exceptional value as an illustration of the nation's natural heritage and contributes to a better understanding of the environment — Map (db m10093) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — 84000027 — The House With The Lions — Sewell - Freese House
Built c. 1867 Has Been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places. — Map (db m10335) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Twentieth Century Functional Commercial Building
. . . — Map (db m37371) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Wabash - Erie Canal — 1846 - 1875
Shawnee Township Wabash - Erie Canal 1846 - 1875 The Canal extended from Toledo, Ohio to Evansville, Indiana. Construction on the 376 mile section in Indiana began in 1832 and completed through Fountain County in 1846. One to six horses in . . . — Map (db m20364) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Hillsboro — Hillsboro Service Memorial
World War - I Orel A. Smith, Born 1898, 32nd Co. 6th Marine Vol., Killed In Action, Nov. 2, 1918 • Lieut. W. E. G. Cooper, Born March 29, 1888, Killed In Action at Chateau Thierry, July 20, 1918 • Claude L. Wilkinson, Born June 9, 1893, Killed . . . — Map (db m7884) WM
Indiana (Fountain County), Kingman — Kingman Indiana — Est. 1886
David J. Ratliff platted his farm land just North of State Street through which the new Chicago, Attica, & Southern railway passed. The town was named after the foreman of the construction crew. The town South of State Street was Fountainville until . . . — Map (db m36101) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Lodi — Silver Island Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
Silver Island Cemetery Established 1832 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2013 Indiana Historical Bureau . . . — Map (db m77555) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Newtown — National Corn Husking Contest
Richland Township Site of National Corn Husking Contest in 1935. 4 Blocks West - - - Cobb Farms and L.K. Mitchell and Family Hosts. Lawrence Pitzer of Fountain County Represented Indiana and later became National Champion in 1939. . . . — Map (db m3405) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Silverwood — Fulton Township — Lodi Mineral and Artesian Well
Salt discovered by Norbourn Thomas in 1829. Capacity: 200 bushel of salt every 24 hours. Depth 1,135 feet - Deepest in the United States at that time. Artesian water of Medicinal value was discovered. Became a Health Spa in 1921. Water . . . — Map (db m20482) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Stone Bluff — Birch - Colvert Cemetery — Stone Bluff Cemetery
Birch - Colvert Cemetery Also Known As Stone Bluff Cemetery Beneath this hallowed ground rests the souls of many long-forgotten loved ones. Their gravestones destroyed by the hand of man: and the physical boundaries of . . . — Map (db m77583) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Stone Bluff — Osborn Prairie Church - - Built 1892 — Gothic Revival Church
. . . — Map (db m20235) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Booe - Inlow - d'Arlier Cultural Center — Prairie / Craftman House
HISTORIC LANDMARKS OF FOUNTAIN COUNTY, INC. Award Presented to BOOE - INLOW - D'ARLIER CHARITABLE FOUNDATION for the restoration and preservation of the Prairie / Craftman House D'Arlier Cultural Center Built in . . . — Map (db m19174) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — 23.1970.1 — Boyhood Home of Daniel W. Voorhees
“Tall Sycamore of the Wabash” — 1827-1897 — Famous orator - Representative in Congress, 1861-66, 1869-73; U.S. Senator, 1877–1897; chief promoter of the building of the Library of Congress. — Map (db m3232) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Curfew Bell
Erected by the town of Veedersburg in memory of Cal Scherer who used old Curfew Bell over 30 years. —Board of Trustees: Leon L. Ewbank, L. R. Owens M.D., Leon Wiggins. — Map (db m34092) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Lee and Mike Ramsey — Tacky Apron Antiques & Bakery
Historic Landmarks of Fountain County Award presented to Lee and Mike Ramsey for restoration and preservation of 115 North Main Veedersburg, IN Built 1886 — Map (db m9010) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Millcreek Township — Steam Corner
John Gilmore entered first land in Township — 1826. Alanson Savage built steam saw mill produced timbers for “Plank Road” — 1840. Rev. Jones organized Methodist Church — 1852. Early Families: Furrs, Booes, . . . — Map (db m3805) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Nineteenth Century Functional Commercial Building
. . . — Map (db m37076) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Progressive Friends Church Memorial — Dedicated October 8, 1864
. . . — Map (db m10100) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Troy Township, Layton Station
Peter and James Layton, half brothers, came from New York, 1853. Here was the train stop for the residents of the area of the Plank Road ½ mile south. There a blacksmith shop, grocery, the stage stop, “Halfway House” were located. — Map (db m3466) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Van Buren Township, Bonebrake Corner
Church: Established by United Brothers in 1828. Building erected 1847 - Used until 1900. Cemetery 1837 to present time. The last resting place of pioneers and soldiers who served our country in seven wars. — Map (db m3403) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Veedersburg — Home of Brick Yard
Welcome To Veedersburg Home of Brick Yard that manufactured the bricks that built the Indianapolis 500 Mile Track in 1909 — Map (db m55792) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Veedersburg
Welcome To Veedersburg Home of Brick Yard that manufactured the bricks that built the Indianapolis 500 Mile Track in 1909 — Map (db m55793) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Veedersburg - VanBuren Township War Memorial
1919 - 1991 American Legion Veedersburg Post 288 In Memory of those from Veedersburg & Vanburen Twp. who served, and those who gave their lives in the service of their Country. (Left Side): World War . . . — Map (db m7779) WM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Veedersburg " Scout Cabin "
Built 1934 for "Boy Scouts" by W.P.A. - Local Workers Guy Smith - Project Mgr. Logs - Walter Marshall Farm Bricks - Veedersbrg Paving — Map (db m34089) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Veedersburg Memorial Park — Honoring All Veterans
(Engraved near the top are the Seals of the United States Army, United States Navy, United States Army Air Corps, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard)Map (db m7804) WM
Indiana (Fountain County), Veedersburg — Wabash Township — " Union Mill " - — " William B. White Home "
Scott, Hultz, and Sigler commissioners appointed by State Legislature to form the newly formed Fountain County Seat of Justice, met here at William B. White Home. He erected the County's first mill here near the covered bridge, the County's . . . — Map (db m20411) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Wallace — Phanuel Lutheran Church - - Jackson Township
Organized in 1832 by German speaking families of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Rowen County, North Carolina. Migrating to Indiana in 1828. August 7, 1836 Jacob and Elizabeth Linebaugh Bowman deeded land for the First Church and Cemetery. — Map (db m10027) HM

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