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Pulaski County Indiana Historical Markers

 
Obverse View - - First Indiana Natural Gas Well Marker image, Touch for more information
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
Obverse View - - First Indiana Natural Gas Well Marker
Indiana (Pulaski County), Francesville — 66.1988.1 — First Indiana Natural Gas Well
One mile southwest of this marker gas was discovered in 1867 by G. Bates while drilling for oil at a depth of 500 feet. Gas wells were drilled in 1887-1888; gas piped into Francesville lasted only four years. — Map (db m42661) HM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — Indiana's Fire Towers
This fire tower was part of a network of towers that once protected Indiana. In 1930, Indiana began constructing a series of fire towers with the goal of having no visibility gap. By 1952, Indiana had 33 towers, most of them in the southern . . . — Map (db m71666) HM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — Pulaski CountyOrganized May 1839
Named in honor of American Revolutionary War hero from Poland, Count Casimir Pulaski, general under George Washington. Pulaski (killed during the siege of Savannah in 1779) fought and gave his life for the cause of American independence. — Map (db m42683) HM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — Pulaski County Honor Roll Memorial
In Honored Memory of our Heroes who Gave their Lives ( Middle Section ) ( Top ) This memorial dedicated to all the men and women of Pulaski County who served their country in World Wars I and II and forever honoring . . . — Map (db m42758) WM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — The Teacher
The Teacher, by sculptor Casey Eskridge, honors the native Potawatomi and Miami tribes who fished the Tippecanoe River. This bronze was sponsored by the Pulaski County Historical Society and funded through the Pulaski County Community Foundation. . . . — Map (db m42684) HM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — U.S. Civil War Honor Roll
U. S. Civil War 1861 - - 1865 From 1861 - 1865, Pulaski County men served the Union in the Civil War. Serving primarily in Co. B, 87th and Co. H, 46th Infantry Regiments of Indiana Volunteers, these soldiers valiantly gave their . . . — Map (db m42691) WM

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