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By Duane Hall, May 22, 2014
Kellar Grist Mill Marker
Indiana (Jennings County), Brewersville — 40.1997.2 — Kellar Grist Mill
Adam Kellar began constructing a stone mill race on Sand Creek, 1813, and opened grist mill, 1823. Mill was important to local economy and was an impetus for development: state road to mill established, 1834, and Brewersville founded, 1837. . . . — Map (db m73975) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Butlerville — 40.1969.1 — Hannah Milhous Nixon
Mother of President Richard M. Nixon was born on a farm four and a half miles southeast to which her grandparents came in 1854. Hannah's parents moved to California in 1897 when she was twelve years old. — Map (db m74039) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), North Vernon — 40.1966.1 — Grouseland Treaty Line — (August 21, 1805)
Territorial Governor, William Henry Harrison, in a treaty with Indians held at Vincennes, secured lands which for the first time opened the entire north bank of the Ohio River for settlement. — Map (db m45881) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), North Vernon — 40.1999.1 — Muscatatuck Park
Side one: Opened 1921 as Indiana's fourth state park for its natural beauty and recreation potential. Named Vinegar Mills State Park after stone-cutting mill in park. Renamed Muscatatuck State Park 1922. Stone shelters and stairways, . . . — Map (db m45877) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Paris Crossing — 14 — Morgan Finds a Hoosier Oasis — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail
Throughout the day of July 11, 1863, Morgan's Raiders streamed northward from Lexington, passing through Hinesville (now Blocher), Deputy, and Paris. As a diversionary tactic, a regiment of cavalry rode eastward on the Kent Road, creating a sense of . . . — Map (db m99771) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — Jennings County Veterans Memorial
( Center Panel ) ( - Official Seals - ) Army • Navy • Marines • Coast Guard • Air Force Dedicated to All Veterans of All Wars ( Left Panel ) Revolutionary War 1775 - - 1783 Mexican War 1846 - - 1848 . . . — Map (db m45828) WM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — 40.1995.1 — Jonathan Jennings — 1784 - - 1834
Jennings County, formed 1816, named in honor of Jonathan Jennings: territorial delegate to Congress, 1809-1816; president of Indiana Constitutional Convention, 1816; first governor of state, 1816-1822; member of United States House of . . . — Map (db m45807) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — 15 — Morgan is Forced to Turn Back, — First and Only Time in Indiana — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail
Early Saturday morning, July 11, General Morgan and his raiders followed the roads northward from Lexington toward Vernon. At Vernon, Morgan demanded the surrender of the town, but was rebuffed. The Home Guard commander responded that the town was . . . — Map (db m99774) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — 40.1997.1 — Morgan's Raid
During the Civil War, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan led a raid into southern Indiana, July 8-13, 1863. On July 11, he demanded the surrender of Vernon. Colonel Hugh T. Williams, Indiana Legion, replied that Morgan "must take it by hard . . . — Map (db m48965) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — New Survey Markers Set
Sept. 12, 1895 True North-South Meridian line established and stones set by Chas. Miles, County Surveyor. 1921 Courtyard fill buried stones until relocated by County Surveyor Bill McGrew July 12, 1981. New Markers donated and set by Our Heritage . . . — Map (db m45811) HM
Indiana (Jennings County), Vernon — 40.2003.1 — Vernon Historic District
Side 'One': Vernon platted 1815. Jennings County formed by Indiana General Assembly 1817; Vernon named county seat 1817. Madison-Indianapolis Railroad reached Vernon 1839; masonry arch, elevating track over Pike Street, remains. Vernon . . . — Map (db m45809) HM

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