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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Henry County, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Henry County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Henry County, IN (20) Delaware County, IN (25) Fayette County, IN (19) Hancock County, IN (5) Madison County, IN (41) Randolph County, IN (17) Rush County, IN (9) Wayne County, IN (49)  HenryCounty(20) Henry County (20)  DelawareCounty(25) Delaware County (25)  FayetteCounty(19) Fayette County (19)  HancockCounty(5) Hancock County (5)  MadisonCounty(41) Madison County (41)  RandolphCounty(17) Randolph County (17)  RushCounty(9) Rush County (9)  WayneCounty(49) Wayne County (49)
New Castle is the county seat for Henry County
Adjacent to Henry County, Indiana
      Delaware County (25)  
      Fayette County (19)  
      Hancock County (5)  
      Madison County (41)  
      Randolph County (17)  
      Rush County (9)  
      Wayne County (49)  
 
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1Indiana (Henry County), Greensboro — 33.1976.1 — Underground Station
On S. High St at E. Main St, on the right when traveling north on S. High St.
Seth Hinshaw, (1787-1865), well-known abolitionist, operated a station of the Underground Railroad on this site, prior to the Civil War. He also operated a store in which he refused to sell goods produced by slave labor. In 1843, Hinshaw helped . . . Map (db m63804) HM
2Indiana (Henry County), Hagerstown — 33.1966.1 — Birthplace of Wilbur WrightApril 16, 1867 - May 30, 1912
On North County Road 750E (County Road 750), on the right when traveling south.
Co-inventor of the airplane with his brother, Orville, he began studying flight, 1896; built first model airplane, 1899; began gliding, 1900; and achieved first successful powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, December 17, 1903.Map (db m4664) HM
3Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Glen Cove IOOF CemeteryOld Knightstown Cemetery — Founded 1837 —
On McCullum (Indiana Route 109) at County Road W850S, on the right when traveling south on McCullum.
A historic cemetery listed in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural ResourcesMap (db m169297) HM
4Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Knightstown Community Veterans Memorial
Near McCullum Rd (Indiana Route 109) near Route W850S.
Community Memorial in tribute to those that served in all wars sponsored by VFW Blue River Post No. 8357 erected in 1950Map (db m169367) WM
5Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Pvt. William Zion USMC
On Washington Street north of Historic National Road (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north.
. . . Map (db m32220) WM
6Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County
On East Main Street (U.S. 40) at South Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street.
This Tablet is Dedicated to the Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County Captain Philip Hendrick Captain Nathaniel Leonard Captain James Stevenson Jacob Wimmer Caleb Dille Richard Conway Christopher Long Orr Scovelle Hugh Heally Aaron . . . Map (db m4669) HM
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7Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — The National Road — West
On National Road (U.S. 40) west of West Street, on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
Knightstown—first town platted on National Road after survey, 1827—named after noted surveyor Jonathan Knight. Home of American Communications Network founded, in 1966, to preserve and perpetuate the “Ideals that built . . . Map (db m139247) HM
8Indiana (Henry County), Knightstown — Veterans Garden of Memories
On Washington Street north of Historic National Road (a.k.a.: US 40), on the right when traveling north.
( Center Panel ): We Dedicate this memorial to all veterans of United States Military Service. The many who have served in the past, those serving today and those who will serve tomorrow. They assist in preserving the Peace and . . . Map (db m32217) WM
9Indiana (Henry County), Mount Summit — Colonel Jesse Ice
On West Main Street (U.S. 36) just east of Church Street, on the right when traveling west.
This Plaque Donated by the Richard M. Ice Family in Memory of Colonel Jesse Ice Who Founded Mt. Summit in 1854Map (db m164198) HM
10Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana
On South Main Street south of Broad Street (a.k.a. St. Rd. 38), on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m31458) WM
11Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Co. G 152nd Inf. 38th Div.1941 - 1945
In Memory of Our Honored DeadMap (db m32086) WM
12Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Co. I 152nd Inf. 38th Div.1941 - 1945
Near North Memorial Drive south of East Waycross Drive.
In Memory of Our Honored DeadMap (db m32088) WM
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13Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Dedicated to the Henry County VeteransPost 137
On South Main Street south of Broad Street (State Road 38), on the right when traveling south.
Dedicated to the Henry County Veterans of W W I * W W II * Korea and Vietnam who served their Country with honor and all who gave their lives for freedomMap (db m31461) WM
14Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — First Henry County Courthouse
On Broad Street (State Highway 38) at South Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street.
Two-story hewn log structure erected on this site 1824, by George Barnard cost $247.00 Used until 1834, when necessary to remove to larger quartersMap (db m200356) HM
15Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Henry County Courthouse 1869/ Raintree County
On Broad Street (State Road 38) at South Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street.
The Henry County Courthouse, designed by architect Isaac Hodgson, replaced a courthouse that had burned in 1864. Featuring a mansard roof and a 110-foot clock tower, it is pictured on the inside covers of Ross Lockridge, Jr.'s iconic novel Raintree . . . Map (db m200358) HM
16Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Henry County War Memorial
On North Memorial Drive at Second Entrance to Memorial Park, on the left when traveling north on North Memorial Drive.
( Center Section ) To honor the men and the women of Henry County who bravely fought in the Great Wars and to the heroes who gave their lives on Land, on the Sea and in the Sky that mankind might live in freedom. We humbly dedicate this . . . Map (db m32110) WM
17Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Persian Gulf War Memorial — Henry County Indiana —
On South Circle Drive from County Road 100N south of County Road 100 N, on the right.
This monument is dedicated to the men and women of Henry Co. Who have served their country with pride and dignity in the Armed Forces of the United Stats of America * * * * * * * * * We loaned our sons and daughters to Uncle Sam, the ones . . . Map (db m32075) WM
18Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — USS Hyman DD732 — 1944 - - 1969 —
On North Memorial Drive south of County Road 100 N, on the right when traveling south.
In Memory of USS Hyman DD732 1944 - - 1969 ( Attached Plaque ): Dedicated to our Shipmates - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - K.I.A. Okinawa April 6, 1945 William Beal SF1/C • William Craig RT1/C Henry Deichl . . . Map (db m32215) WM
19Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — W. W. I War Memorial - Henry County IndianaThe Spirit of the American Doughboy
Near Memorial Drive south of East Waycross Drive.
Erected by Henry County Chapter American War Mothers in Honor of The Boys from this County who Served During The World War 1917 - - 1918Map (db m32074) WM
20Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer
On North Memorial Drive south of East Waycross Drive, on the right when traveling south.
U. S. In Memoriam Wilbur Wright Aeronaut and Pioneer of Heavier than Air aviation Born in Henry County Indiana April 16th 1867 Died May 30th 1912Map (db m32096) HM
 
 
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Aug. 20, 2022