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By Duane Hall, August 13, 2014
Dallas Township World War II Roll of Honor
Indiana (Huntington County), Andrews — Dallas Township World War II Roll of Honor
Roll of Honor Citizens of Dallas Township Who Served Our Country in World War II Homer Adams, Jr. • Wilbur Akers • Glen G. Anderson • Robert G. Anderson • Claire Austill • Paul L. Bailey • Wilbur Beaver • Richard G. Belt • Edwin J. . . . — Map (db m76417) WM
Indiana (Huntington County), Andrews — Lessel Long — 1838 - 1915
Lessel Long was a Huntington County pioneer, a Union soldier in the Civil War, and a prisoner of war at Andersonville prison (Camp Sumter) where 13,000 prisoners died. After the war he became a manufacturer and merchant in Andrews. In 1886 he . . . — Map (db m76418) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Burk's Lock — 1835-1873
The canal boat "Indiana" docked here on the evening of July 3, 1835, opening the Wabash and Erie canal to traffic from Fort Wayne to Huntington. This was the first section of the canal opened in Indiana. John Burk, for whom the lock was named, was a . . . — Map (db m7546) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1973.1 — Canal Landing on Washington Street / Jefferson Park Mall
(Side 1) Canal Landing on Washington Street. The Huntington Landing started 120 feet west on Washington St and continued to the lock at Cherry St. The Wabash & Erie canal was 4 feet deep and 100 feet wide as this point. Other locks . . . — Map (db m65223) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Chief Francis La Fontaine — (Topeah) 1810-1847
In 1840 the Miami Indians agreed to move from the upper Wabash area to eastern Kansas. Francis La Fontaine was his tribe’s last principal chief. After leading his people west in 1846, he died at Lafayette, Indiana, en route to his home. The body was . . . — Map (db m76449) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Civil War Memorial - - Monument City Cemetery
(Front or East Side): Ripley Wyckoff - - Co. A. 13. Indy. Cavalry - - Died Feb. 13, 1865 Enoch Morgan - - Co. G. 34. Regt. Ind. Vols. - - Died May 22, 1862 Theodore Ellis - - Co. E. 47. Regt. Ind. Vols. - - Died Aug. 22, 1863 Daniel . . . — Map (db m10343) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1979.1 — Drover Town
Drover Town, the first addition south of the Little River was platted Aug. 22, 1857 by Henry Drover. It included about 20 of his 160 acres of woodland. Family first names were given to the streets. Additional subdivisions followed. Huntington's . . . — Map (db m55693) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Ex Parte Milligan
In a landmark decision on April 3, 1866, the United States Supreme Court overturned the conspiracy against the national government conviction of Huntington attorney Lambdin P. Milligan (1812-1899). This decision, rising out of the Civil War, set a . . . — Map (db m71300) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1972.1 — Forks of Wabash
The junction of the Wabash and Little rivers, 100 yards south, was the western terminus of the Maumee-Wabash long portage and, in 1835, of the first section of the Wabash and Erie Canal. During the 18th century French and English traders passed this . . . — Map (db m45118) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — General James R. Slack — 1818 - 1881
James R. Slack was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on September 28,1818. He moved to Indiana in 1837. He was admitted to the bar on his 22nd birthday and moved to Huntington. Two years later he was elected county auditor, an office he held for 9 . . . — Map (db m45099) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1966.1 — Home of Chief Richardville
Jean Baptiste Richardville (Pe-she-wah), 1761-1841 last great chief of the Miamis, made the forks of the Wabash his principal residence. His mother was the influential Tau-cum-wah sister of Chief Little Turtle. — Map (db m7541) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Huntington County War Memorial
Dedicated to the heroes of Huntington County who bravely fought in the great wars.

To the men and women who gave their lives on land, sea, and in the sky that mankind might live in freedom.

Left Plaque: Dedicated in Honor of all those . . . — Map (db m45124) WM

Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Huntington Grand Army of the Republic Memorial
Dedicated in Memory of Our Fathers Grand Army of the Republic By the Indiana Department Daughters of Union Veterans Of the Civil War 1861 - - 1865 19th Convention June 13, 1933 — Map (db m76450) WM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Huntington High School
This site served Huntington as both Huntington High School (1918 -1970) and Crestview Jr. High School (1970 - 1998) for a period of 82 years. Many distinguished citizens graduated from these schools and went on to serve their community and . . . — Map (db m45138) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1979.3 — Huntington's Ford and First Bridge / Huntington's Buildings Over the River
(Side 1) Huntington's Ford and First Bridge Pioneers forded Little River From Charles Street diagonally across just below the Island to the Court House. A dugout canoe, when hailed, carried pedestrians across for 50 cents. . . . — Map (db m65224) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — In Memory of the Huntington County Boys who lost their lives in the Great War.
In Memory of the Huntington County Boys who lost their lives in the Great War. Charles S. Beard • Homer Glenn Fisher • Elmer Leroy Fysoa • Carl William Grossman • Lewis Alden Haller • Edward Emerson Hasty • Edward D. Hoover • Robert McNeil Mayne . . . — Map (db m46897) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — James Danforth Quayle
On August 19,1988, this beautiful court house square was host to 12,500 residents and visitors gathered to witness the first rally of the successful presidential campaign of George Herbert Walker Bush and Huntington's favorite son and 44th Vice . . . — Map (db m46992) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — John R. Kissinger — 1877 - 1946 — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient "Quiet Hero - Few Know His Name"
John R. Kissinger, who lived in Huntington in his latter years, became the first volunteer to subject himself to the bite of an infected mosquito (1900) in an experiment to identify the cause of "Yellow Jack" (Yellow Fever). This successful . . . — Map (db m45205) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Old Treaty Grounds — 1795-1846
Map (db m7542) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Rock House
The first permanent hotel of Huntington was built of stone on this site by General John Tipton in 1835. Standing on the bank of the Wabash and Erie Canal, it was a commercial, political and social center. From 1862 to 1872 it housed one of the first . . . — Map (db m7547) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Samuel Huntington — 1731 -- 1796 — Signer of the Declaration of Independence
This city, township and county were named for Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence and important political figure in the Revolutionary War era. Records indicate the name was given by Elias Murray, Huntington's nephew, when he . . . — Map (db m71299) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — 35.1979.2 — The “Lime City”
Huntington, the “Lime City.” so named for its many limestone quarries and kilns, the first kiln being built in this vicinity by Michael Houseman in 1843 or 1844. By 1885 there were 31 kilns in operation: eight were perpetual kilns, the . . . — Map (db m7544) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — The Huntington County Courthouse — Erected 1904 - 1906 — Neo - Classical J.W. Gaddis, Architect
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Indiana (Huntington County), La Fontaine — Banquo High School
(Side One) The original high school was housed over a grocery store across the road and graduated its first class of two students in 1897. Three buildings have served as a school on this site. The original one-room grade school was . . . — Map (db m76439) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Markle — Indian Mill Stone
This stone is from the first grist mill constructed by U.S. Govt.; circa 1833, for the use of the Miami Indians in this locality. It was built on Rock Creek 3/4 of a mile up stream from the Wabash River. Presented to the Markle Area Historical . . . — Map (db m76481) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Markle — Markle World War II Memorial
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Indiana (Huntington County), Markle — Scotton Grist Mill
In Dedication These grist mill stones are presented to the Markle Area Historical Society by Susette Middleton Blanchard in honor of her late husband, Floyd Middleton. The John J. Scotton Grist Mill was on the Rock Creek . . . — Map (db m76480) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Markle — Thomas Mill Water Turbine
This is one of three water turbines that furnished power for the Markle Thomas Mill 1851-1964. It developed about 25 HP. In 1981 it was removed from the old penstock. Compliments of State Bank of Markle. — Map (db m76482) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Mt. Etna — 35.1949.1 — Pioneer Medical Doctors / Chase S. Osborn
(Side 1) Pioneer Medical Doctors. George A. Osborn, 1823-1902, Margaret Osborn, 1827-1914, Parents of Chase S. Osborn. The mother launched upon active practice here 1860. The father practiced in Ohio before 1850. (Side 2) . . . — Map (db m61750) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Roanoke — 35.2005.1 — Kiilhsoohkwa (Kilsoquah)
(Front Side) Born 1810 in what is now Huntington County. She was a granddaughter of Miami Chief Little Turtle. Her second husband was Antoine Revarre; her son Anthony Revarre, lived with her near Roanoke and acted as interpreter since . . . — Map (db m61120) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Roanoke — 35.1997.1 — Wabash & Erie Canal Lock 4
First lock west of summit level of Wabash and Erie Canal (connected Lake Erie with Ohio River in 1853). Known as Dickey Lock. Built as Lock 1, 1834-1835, of wood construction; renumbered Lock 4 as result of canal completion to Ohio line (1840). . . . — Map (db m61119) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Warren — 35.2007.1 — Warren's Carnegie Library
Side A A Warren Public Library Board was organized in June 1916 after a public fundraising campaign to buy books and periodicals. In 1917, a grant of $10,000 from the Carnegie Corporation was confirmed to support construction of a free . . . — Map (db m41467) HM

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