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

Clickable Map of Benton 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> Benton County, IN (6) Jasper County, IN (16) Newton County, IN (9) Tippecanoe County, IN (57) Warren County, IN (12) White County, IN (10) Iroquois County, IL (7) Vermilion County, IL (63)  BentonCounty(6) Benton County (6)  JasperCounty(16) Jasper County (16)  NewtonCounty(9) Newton County (9)  TippecanoeCounty(57) Tippecanoe County (57)  WarrenCounty(12) Warren County (12)  WhiteCounty(10) White County (10)  IroquoisCountyIllinois(7) Iroquois County (7)  VermilionCounty(63) Vermilion County (63)
Fowler is the county seat for Benton County
Adjacent to Benton County, Indiana
      Jasper County (16)  
      Newton County (9)  
      Tippecanoe County (57)  
      Warren County (12)  
      White County (10)  
      Iroquois County, Illinois (7)  
      Vermilion County, Illinois (63)  
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1 Indiana, Benton County, Fowler — 04.1995.1 — Benton County Courthouse
Benton County formed by General Assembly in 1840. Oxford first county seat; Fowler became second, 1874. Designed in Second Empire Style by Gorden P. Randall and built 1874 by Levi L. Leach. Located at geographical center of county on land donated by . . . Map (db m21487) HM
2 Indiana, Benton County, Fowler — Fraser & Isham Law Office
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1895Map (db m231150) HM
3 Indiana, Benton County, Fowler — Indian Boundary Line1818 to 1832
(Tablet 1) This boulder marks a boundary line between United States territory and Indian lands which existed for fourteen years. At St. Mary's Ohio on October 2, 1818, a treaty was made and concluded between Jonathan Jennings, Lewis . . . Map (db m71919) HM
4 Indiana, Benton County, Fowler — 04.1966.1 — New Purchase Boundary(Treaty of St. Mary's)
In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana, was involved in this transaction.Map (db m21517) HM
5 Indiana, Benton County, Oxford — 04.1999.1 — Dan Patch
Side One Standard-bred colt (sire Joe Patchen, dam Zelica) foaled 1896 Oxford, Benton County; raised by Daniel A. Messner, Jr. on this farm. A natural pacer, trained for harness racing, a very popular sport in late 1800's and early 1900's. . . . Map (db m8546) HM
6 Indiana, Benton County, Oxford — Lest We Not Forget
Those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice Given in their memory by Town of OxfordMap (db m8558) WM
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Nov. 30, 2023