“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 White County, Indiana

Clickable Map of White 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> White County, IN (9) Benton County, IN (5) Carroll County, IN (69) Cass County, IN (5) Jasper County, IN (15) Pulaski County, IN (8) Tippecanoe County, IN (56)  WhiteCounty(9) White County (9)  BentonCounty(5) Benton County (5)  CarrollCounty(69) Carroll County (69)  CassCounty(5) Cass County (5)  JasperCounty(15) Jasper County (15)  PulaskiCounty(8) Pulaski County (8)  TippecanoeCounty(56) Tippecanoe County (56)
Monticello is the county seat for White County
Adjacent to White County, Indiana
      Benton County (5)  
      Carroll County (69)  
      Cass County (5)  
      Jasper County (15)  
      Pulaski County (8)  
      Tippecanoe County (56)  
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1Indiana, White County, Burnettsville — 91.1976.1 — Indiana Normal1852-1886
On South Main Street at Pearl Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street.
Founded originally as Farmington Academy in the southwest part of town, in 1858 Joseph Baldwin opened the Indiana Normal. This was Indiana's first Normal school and the fifth in the United States.Map (db m42663) HM
2Indiana, White County, Burnettsville — 91.1992.1 — Trooper Paul Vincent Minneman
On State Road 16 at County Road N1450E, on the right when traveling west on State Road 16.
Site of gun battle May 25, 1937, with infamous Brady Gang after bank robbery in Goodland. Minneman (1904-1937) died from his wounds, the first trooper to be killed by criminals' bullets since formation of Indiana State Police in 1933.Map (db m42662) HM
3Indiana, White County, Monon — 91.1982.1 — Monon, Indiana
On East 3rd Street west of Market Street (U.S. 421), on the right when traveling east.
Monon — Intersection of the New Albany and Salem (org. 1847) and the Indianapolis, Delphi and Chicago (1878) railroads. These roads later merged to become “The Monon Route,” Indiana’s beloved “Hoosier Line,” and . . . Map (db m994) HM
4Indiana, White County, Monon — World War II Honor Roll
On North Market Street (U.S. 421) north of West 4th Street, on the left when traveling north.
1941 1945 In honor and memory of our sons and daughters who served in World War II Donald Rex Banes • George Ben McDonald Louis R. Blackburn • Richard M. Olentine Ermol R. Hall • Robert E. Raney Eugene M. Kesler • Charles Harold . . . Map (db m42677) HM
5Indiana, White County, Monticello — State of Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project of 2016
On North Main Street north of West Broadway Street, on the left when traveling north.
The bronze statue of Col. Isaac White is erected and dedicated in the memory of a father, husband and patriot soldier who died at The Battle of Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811. Col. White is the namesake of White County, Indiana. On April 1, 1834 . . . Map (db m199739) HM WM
6Indiana, White County, Monticello — Super Outbreak...Killer Tornado
On East Broadway Street at North Bluff Street, on the left when traveling east on East Broadway Street.
On Wednesday, April 3, 1974, the weather forecast predicted showers on the East Coast and thunderstorms in the Midwest. People did not know that in the heavens a massive storm with far-reaching density was brewing. On that day, children were sent . . . Map (db m199741) HM
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7Indiana, White County, Monticello — War on Terrorism Memorial Garden
On North Main Street north of West Broadway Street (U.S. 24), on the left when traveling north.
( Center - Engraved Walk Stone ) War on Terrorism Memorial Garden ( Left - Engraved Rock ) SPC Luke Frist Brookston, In U.S. Army Jan. 5, 2004 Iraq ( Left - Engraved Rock ) Staff Sgt. Kenneth K. . . . Map (db m43005) WM
8Indiana, White County, Monticello — White County War Memorial
On North Main Street north of West Broadway Street (a.k.a.: US 24), on the left when traveling north.
A tribute in honor of all those who served their Country from White CountyMap (db m42747) HM
9Indiana, White County, Wolcott — 91.1961.1 — The Wolcott House
On North Range Street (U.S. 231) at East Fox, on the right when traveling south on North Range Street.
This gracious Italianate home was built c. 1859 by Anson Wolcott, land baron, businessman, attorney, and founder of the town of Wolcott. The plans were drawn by Architect T. Tilly of Chicago. Three generations of the Wolcott family were culturally . . . Map (db m2310) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023