“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jennings County, Indiana

Clickable Map of Jennings County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Jennings County, IN (12) Bartholomew County, IN (17) Decatur County, IN (22) Jackson County, IN (17) Jefferson County, IN (73) Ripley County, IN (35) Scott County, IN (22)  JenningsCounty(12) Jennings County (12)  BartholomewCounty(17) Bartholomew County (17)  DecaturCounty(22) Decatur County (22)  JacksonCounty(17) Jackson County (17)  JeffersonCounty(73) Jefferson County (73)  RipleyCounty(35) Ripley County (35)  ScottCounty(22) Scott County (22)
Vernon is the county seat for Jennings County
Adjacent to Jennings County, Indiana
      Bartholomew County (17)  
      Decatur County (22)  
      Jackson County (17)  
      Jefferson County (73)  
      Ripley County (35)  
      Scott County (22)  
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1Indiana, Jennings County, Brewersville — 40.1997.2 — Kellar Grist Mill
On N. Base Road, 0.4 miles south of Washington Street.
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
2Indiana, Jennings County, Butlerville — 40.1969.1 — Hannah Milhous Nixon
On U.S. 50 at County Road E325N, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 50.
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
3Indiana, Jennings County, North Vernon — 40.1966.1 — Grouseland Treaty Line(August 21, 1805)
On State Road 7 at County Road W500N, on the right when traveling north on State Road 7.
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
4Indiana, Jennings County, North Vernon — 40.1999.1 — Muscatatuck Park
On State Road 7 at Muscatatuck Park Entrance Road, on the left when traveling north on State Road 7.
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
5Indiana, Jennings County, North Vernon — Pat O’Connor
On North State Street (Indiana Route 3) 0.1 miles north of Bay Street, on the right when traveling north.
No sport could ask for a better representative than auto racing had in North Vernon's, Pat O'Connor. Handsome, articulate, and talented, he rose from dirt tracks and bullrings around his Southern Indiana home, to national and international . . . Map (db m176135) HM
6Indiana, Jennings County, Paris Crossing — 14 — Morgan Finds a Hoosier OasisJohn Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail
On State Road 250 at County Road 140W, on the right when traveling east on State Road 250.
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
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7Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — Jennings County Veterans Memorial
Near South Pike Street south of South Street when traveling south.
( 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
8Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — 40.1995.1 — Jonathan Jennings1784 - 1834
On Jackson Street (State Road 7) at Perry Street, on the left when traveling east on Jackson Street.
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
9Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — 15 — Morgan is Forced to Turn Back,First and Only Time in Indiana — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
On State Road 3, 0.1 miles south of State Road 7, on the right when traveling south.
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
10Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — 40.1997.1 — Morgan's Raid
On Jackson Street (State Road 7) east of North Pike Street, on the left when traveling east.
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
11Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — New Survey Markers Set
On Jackson Street (State Road 7) east of North Pike Street, on the left when traveling east.
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
12Indiana, Jennings County, Vernon — 40.2003.1 — Vernon Historic District
On Jackson Street (State Road 7) at North Pike Street, on the left when traveling east on Jackson Street.
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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Apr. 2, 2023