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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Perry County, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Perry 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 Perry County, IN (15) Crawford County, IN (9) Dubois County, IN (9) Spencer County, IN (56) Breckinridge County, KY (17) Hancock County, KY (12) Meade County, KY (16)  PerryCounty(15) Perry County (15)  CrawfordCounty(9) Crawford County (9)  DuboisCounty(9) Dubois County (9)  SpencerCounty(56) Spencer County (56)  BreckinridgeCountyKentucky(17) Breckinridge County (17)  HancockCounty(12) Hancock County (12)  MeadeCounty(16) Meade County (16)
Tell City is the county seat for Perry County
Adjacent to Perry County, Indiana
      Crawford County (9)  
      Dubois County (9)  
      Spencer County (56)  
      Breckinridge County, Kentucky (17)  
      Hancock County, Kentucky (12)  
      Meade County, Kentucky (16)  
 
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1Indiana, Perry County, Cannelton — Cannelton Courthousec. 1896 — Perry County Indiana Heritage Project —
Perry County’s boundaries had changed by 1859. The county offices and courthouse were then moved into a remodeled house in Cannelton to provide a more centrally located county seat. In 1896 this Renaissance Revival building was built to serve as . . . Map (db m171730) HM
2Indiana, Perry County, Cannelton — Fabric of CanneltonOhio River Scenic Byway
The Indiana Cotton Mill is remarkable in many ways. Its presence in the town might be compared to a medieval Gothic cathedral towering over a European village. It was built between 1849-1851 under the direction of Charles T. James with land donated . . . Map (db m171728) HM
3Indiana, Perry County, Cannelton — Gilbert Mortier Marquis de Layfayette
Who spent a night and a day at Rock Island four miles from here May 9, 1825. His steamboat was wrecked. Pioneers for miles came to see him. The spot is now called Lafayette Spring. ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 1775-1783 In . . . Map (db m171731) HM WM
4Indiana, Perry County, Cannelton — 62.1966.1 — Indiana Cotton Mill
Built of native sandstone, 1847~1849. It began operating in 1850 and employed 400 people on 372 looms. Indiana's largest industry in its early years, it was in continuous operation until 1954.Map (db m164423) HM
5Indiana, Perry County, Cannelton — Perry County RocksOhio River Scenic Byway
The central part of southern Indiana has an abundance of rocks. Throughout the nineteenth century and continuing to the present, the extractive industry has benefited from easy access to Ohio River transport. For decades, Perry County tapped the . . . Map (db m171729) HM
6Indiana, Perry County, Rome — Hines Raid 1863
Captain Thomas H. Hines with 62 Confederate cavalrymen entered Perry County between Rome and Derby, June 17. Ambushed near Leavenworth, June 19, most of his command were captured.Map (db m171500) HM
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7Indiana, Perry County, Rome — The Rome Courthousec. 1819 — Perry County Indiana Heritage Project —
In 1819, the Perry County Seat was moved to centrally located Rome, a prominent river port at the time. This two-story brick building, echoing the design of the first Indiana Capitol building at Corydon, was built in the town's central square to . . . Map (db m171499) HM
8Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — A Bit of Swiss
In the early 1800s, the Ohio River was the font of Midwestern settlement. Easy river travel helped spur colonization. German speaking Swiss people were among the many ethnic groups who migrated to America seeking economic opportunity and freedom . . . Map (db m47526) HM
9Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — Army and Air National Guard Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in honor and memory of all past, present and future members of the Army and Air National Guard Monument inspired by Family Readiness Group Co C 1st BN 152nd Infantry Tell City, Indiana May 24th, 2003Map (db m47450) WM
10Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — Perry County Indiana Honor Roll Memorial
In memory of Perry County Veterans who gave their lives for their Country * * * Spanish American * * * Albert Hemphill * * * World War I * * * ( Row One ) Albert Bauer • Eugene Bolin • James Bolin • Anthony Bruggeman . . . Map (db m47449) WM
11Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — Tell City Hall
Heritage Project Tell City Hall c. 1898 Tell City had grown into a thriving community in the forty years after its founding by the Swiss Colonization Society. At that time they built this Romanesque Revival style city hall . . . Map (db m47411) HM
12Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — Veterans Memorial
In honor and memory of all men and women who have served and are now serving our country in times of peace and war. And to those who paid the supreme sacrifice so that we might enjoy freedom. Their spirit, devotion and love of country will be . . . Map (db m47402) WM
13Indiana, Perry County, Tell City — Veterans Memorial
In memory of these our heroic dead and to honor those who fought for the preservation of American ideals. Spanish American Albert Hemphil World War I Albert Bauer • Harold Bolin • James Bolin • Anthony Bruggeman • . . . Map (db m176617) WM
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14Indiana, Perry County, Troy — 62.1961.1 — Abraham S. Fulton
brother of Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat, is buried in Troy Cemetery near this spot. He was fatally injured while felling trees to build the family home on the site called Fulton Hill. The Fulton family owned extensive acreage in Perry . . . Map (db m47349) HM
15Indiana, Perry County, Troy — Riverplace(Nester House) c. 1863
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1990Map (db m207141) HM
 
 
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Jan. 27, 2023