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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Grant County, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Grant 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 Grant County, IN (116) Blackford County, IN (17) Delaware County, IN (46) Howard County, IN (56) Huntington County, IN (56) Madison County, IN (66) Miami County, IN (15) Tipton County, IN (8) Wabash County, IN (50) Wells County, IN (11)  GrantCounty(116) Grant County (116)  BlackfordCounty(17) Blackford County (17)  DelawareCounty(46) Delaware County (46)  HowardCounty(56) Howard County (56)  HuntingtonCounty(56) Huntington County (56)  MadisonCounty(66) Madison County (66)  MiamiCounty(15) Miami County (15)  TiptonCounty(8) Tipton County (8)  WabashCounty(50) Wabash County (50)  WellsCounty(11) Wells County (11)
Marion is the county seat for Grant County
Adjacent to Grant County, Indiana
      Blackford County (17)  
      Delaware County (46)  
      Howard County (56)  
      Huntington County (56)  
      Madison County (66)  
      Miami County (15)  
      Tipton County (8)  
      Wabash County (50)  
      Wells County (11)  
 
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1 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmont — Memorial Point Korea and Vietnam Memorial
Korea * U.S. Armed Forces * Viet Nam Dedicated to those who gave their lives from Fairmont and Liberty Townships Charles Edwin King · Marvin Edward Glassburn · Robert Eli Titus · Keith Alan Locher · Roy Leon Whitenack · Richard W. Wood . . . Map (db m168992) WM
2 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmont — Memorial Point Veterans Honor Roll
In honor of those who gave their lives 21 names not transcribed Donated by: the Town of Fairmont Sponsored by the Fairmont Chapter American War Mother September 26, 1982 Fairmont & Liberty Township Honor Roll World War II . . . Map (db m168993) WM
3 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmont — Memorial Point World War I Memorial
Clyde E. Scott · Hiram Q. Cox · Geo. H. Foster · Ethel D. Leach · Lee G. Winslow · Chas. E. Creek World WarMap (db m168990) WM
4 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmont — Memorial Point World War II Memorial
Dedicated to those who served from Fairmont and Liberty Twp. Those who made the supreme sacrifice Edward L. Addison · Rex E. Dickey · Charles H. Ford · Wesley Grahl · William Jessup · Earl E. Kepler · Charles Kimbrough · Millard . . . Map (db m168991) WM
5 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — "Jimmy Dean Was Here" — James Dean Visual Tour
James Dean riding his Czech CZ 125cc motorcycle in front of the Citizens Exchange Bank at 102 S. Main Street, circa 1947.Map (db m182716) HM
6 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — "Jimmy Dean Was Here" — James Dean Visual Tour
James Dean is standing next to long-time friend, Bill Beck, twelve-year old cousin Marcus Winslow, Jr., and Everett Hiatt in front of Corn Auctioneers (now Fairmount Helping Hands) at 119 N. Main Street, as Bill's wife, Roma walks along Main Street . . . Map (db m182717) HM
7 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — "Jimmy Dean Was Here" — James Dean Visual Tour
James Dean is walking along East Washington Street… with the Citizens Exchange Bank's golden dome in the background.Map (db m182718) HM
8 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Cool Cat Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Dedicated July, 2006 —
Garfield is dressed in honor of his fellow Fairmount native, 1950's film star, James Dean To hear more about this Garfield and others on the trail call 765-997-7034 and follow the prompts Garfield @Paws, Inc. all rights . . . Map (db m182733) HM
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9 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Eternal Flame Of Peace
The Eternal Flame of Peace is a tribute to all veterans. I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, One Nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all.Map (db m182704) WM
10 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Fairmount Masonic Lodge #635 F & AM — Fairmount, Indiana
Carol & Edward Trice donated in November 2018, this building to the Fairmount Masonic Lodge #635 F & AM and is so named Clarence R. Maynard Fellowship Hall.Map (db m182731) HM
11 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — 27.1995.1 — J.W. Patterson House
Built circa 1888. Occupied by civic leaders (Nixon Winslow, Levi Scott, and Joseph Patterson) who made significant contributions to Fairmount's economic, educational, and cultural development. Patterson was community's medical doctor, 1889-1913. . . . Map (db m63799) HM
12 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — James Dean 1931-1955
This is not a monument to a rebel, those were only roles he played James Dean was an American original who on a basis of high school honors and in a period of five years time rose to the very pinnacle of the theatrical profession and through the . . . Map (db m182711) HM
13 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Old Fairmount High School Bricks
Brick used to build the columns are from the old Fairmount High SchoolMap (db m182735) HM
14 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The Calvin Dillon House — Baldwin Addition Historic District
Baldwin Addition Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1858 Calvin Dillon HouseMap (db m182737) HM
15 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The Enoch Beals House — Baldwin Addition Historic District
Baldwin Addition Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1880 Built By: Enoch BealsMap (db m182739) HM
16 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The Frank Zigler House — Baldwin Addition Historic District
Baldwin Addition Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built C.1892 Frank Ziegler HouseMap (db m182738) HM
17 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The John H. Wilson House — Baldwin Addition Historic District
Baldwin Addition Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1903 John H. Wilson Map (db m182708) HM
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18 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The M. J. Millspaugh House — Baldwin Addition Historic District
Baldwin Addition Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior C: 1890 Built By M.J. MillspaughMap (db m182741) HM
19 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — The New Cumberland Gristmill 1853-1920
This "Northwest Territory" was dense forest when the early settlers arrived. It is said that one could walk from what is now Fort Wayne to what is now Indianapolis without seeing much of the sky. By the time the settler had cleared his land . . . Map (db m215082) HM
20 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Veterans Memorial Flag Poll
To the men and women in uniform today and to those who have served in the past, we dedicate this flag to you. For your bravery, sacrifice, hard work, and dedication to our country, Thank You Yesterday, Today, . . . Map (db m184144) WM
21 Indiana, Grant County, Fairmount — Way Station
Passenger waiting station for the interurban line that ran thru Fairmount enroute from Indianapolis to Fort WayneMap (db m182734) HM
22 Indiana, Grant County, Fowlerton — In Memory Of William J. Leach
Donor of this park to the town of Fowlerton 1895 William Leach entered this land in 1836Map (db m182770) HM
23 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — Gas City Veterans Memorial
Willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to freedom This monument is dedicated in honor of the uniformed times of war and peace define the character of our great nation We salute all of our military personnel past present and future . . . Map (db m182755) WM
24 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — Glass Blower Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Dedicated May, 2011 —
. . . Map (db m182769) HM
25 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — The Avalon Hotel
The Avalon Hotel, originally named The Mississinewa Hotel, was built by the Gas City Land Company in 1892. The hotel was an important part of Gas City's history as it was the crossroads of two beloved Gas City Mayors, Robert "Bob” Ray (6-term . . . Map (db m182742) HM
26 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the honor of the men and women who served their country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam Those who made the supreme sacrifice Korea Arthur L. Kelley • Charles E. King In thankfulness to God and in lasting . . . Map (db m182767) WM
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27 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — Veterans Memorial Flag Poll
In memory of my grandfather Paul M. Yoke U.S. Army Air Corp WWII -and- In Honor of my Uncle Flavious "Flay" Lhamon US Army WWII By David Huffman Map (db m182763) WM
28 Indiana, Grant County, Gas City — 27.1988.1 — West Ward School
This Richardsonian Romanesque style structure, built 1900-1902, reflects the area's prosperity during the natural gas boom. The town of Harrisburg had been renamed Gas City in 1892.Map (db m63801) HM
29 Indiana, Grant County, Jalapa — Chief Meshingomesia — 1781 - 1879
In remembrance of our ancestors A compilation of all individuals known to have been interred in the Miami Indian Cemetery Aw-Taw-Waw-Taw, 1879 • Aw-Taw-Waw-Taw, Camillius, 1895 • Aw-Taw-Waw-Taw, Takeequah, 1879 • . . . Map (db m161471) HM
30 Indiana, Grant County, Jalapa — Conner's Mill
After 1838 land on this side of the river was in the Mississinewa Reservation and Indian land Smith Gilbert established a trading post at the ford. Now seen as smooth rock bottom, in 1823. The year 1849 saw much white activity across the river: . . . Map (db m208563) HM
31 Indiana, Grant County, Jalapa — The Battle Of Mississinewa — Dec. 18 1812
With this we honor the heroes who fell hereMap (db m208562) HM WM
32 Indiana, Grant County, Jalapa, Pleasant Township — Here on December 17-18, 1812
Twelve members of Lt. Col. John B. Campbell's command gave their lives in the campaign against the Indian villages of the Mississinewa in the War of 1812.Map (db m215306) HM
33 Indiana, Grant County, Jonesboro — Firefighter Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Dedicated October, 2010 —
Garfield honors Jonesboro's volunteers - the first Grant County Fire Department and its police reserves To hear more about this Garfield and others on the trail call 765-997-7034 and follow the promptsMap (db m220141) HM
34 Indiana, Grant County, Jonesboro — Lest We Forget
In memory of the men of Jonesboro who gave their lives in the World War 1917-1918 Orville A. Delong • Russell J. Darnell • Fred G. Freeman • William W. Hiatt • Carl A. Keith • Earl Myers • Carl McQuiston • Raymond A. Sutphin . . . Map (db m199960) WM
35 Indiana, Grant County, La Fontaine — 27.1972.1 — Miami Indian Cemetery
The largest Indian cemetery in Indiana. Few graves are marked. The Indians buried here are largely descendants of Chief Metocinya and include Meshingomesia and his family. The first burial was probably in 1873. Burial was contrary to Indian . . . Map (db m182607) HM
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36 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — 27.2022.1 — Allen Temple
As Black residents left nearby Weaver Settlement for jobs in Marion, Rev. G. W. Shelton began organizing a church on the southside of the city in 1899. In 1901, the congregation purchased the building here. Over 600 people helped dedicate the church . . . Map (db m231185) HM
37 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — American Actor James Dean
American Actor James Dean was born on February 8, 1931 in The Seven Gables Apartment House which stood at this site. He starred in three major Motion Pictures East of Eden Rebel Without a Cause Giant James Dean died on . . . Map (db m168997) HM
38 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — 27.1947.1 — Battle of Mississinewa — Two miles west — Reported permanently removed
Site of battle fought Dec. 18, 1812, in which British-allied Miami Indians were defeated by U.S. troops and Militia under Col. John Campbell.Map (db m208561) HM
39 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Birthplace of James Dean
James Byron Dean Born on this site February 8, 1931 Reverse: James Dean James Byron Dean was born on this site at 2 a.m. on February 8, 1931, the only child of Winton and Mildred Dean. The deans lived in Unit A of the Seven . . . Map (db m168998) HM
40 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — 27.1992.1 — Former Narrow Gauge Railroad / Railroad Construction
Side 1 Tracklayers building narrow gauge railroad connecting Great Lakes at Toledo, Ohio, with Mississippi River reached this point October 1, 1880. In 1887, 2,000 men converted 206 miles of this to standard gauge railroad in 11 . . . Map (db m215005) HM
41 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Grant County Veterans Memorial
For God For Home For Country to those of Grant County who served that others might live World War II 1941 – 1945 Korea 1950 - 1954 Ezekiel Davis, Jr. • Billy G. Fogle • Ralph L. Glover • Virgil C. Hartley • Victor . . . Map (db m168300) WM
42 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Grant County Veterans Memorial
In honor of all the men and women who served in the Armed ForcesMap (db m215006) WM
43 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Grant County Vietnam War Memorial
Erected for Grant County Vietnam Veterans (obelisk front) Grant County KIA’s William McKinley Berry • Mark Ryan Black • Ralph W. Blackerby • Rollie Lee Bolden • Emmett Lee Booth • Steve Brandenburg • William F. Clover, Jr. • . . . Map (db m215007) WM
44 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — In Memory of David Branson
Early pioneer who, one century ago, in May 1831, donated for a courthouse the last half of this ground upon which this fountain stands.Map (db m44142) HM
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45 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — James Dean
Marion General Hospital has infused life into the downtown by sponsoring this Iconic hometown Hollywood heartthrob… James Dean. James Byron Dean was born in Marion, Indiana, February 8th, 1931 in a small house a block away from . . . Map (db m215243) HM
46 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Jim Davis
Star Financial Bank can spot a star when it sees one and Jim Davis and his masterful creation - Garfield the Cat - are two of the brightest stars in the comic strip galaxy and you can take that to the bank. James Robert Davis was . . . Map (db m215242) HM
47 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Korean War Honor Roll - Grant County (Indiana)
(Center Panel) Korean War In loving Memory and Appreciation for the Men & Women of Grant County who served in the Korean Conflict 1950 - - - - 1953 ( Left Panel ) Those who made the Supreme . . . Map (db m44369) WM
48 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Madelyn Pugh Davis
The Chronicle Tribune knows a great writer when it sees one and Modelyn Pugh Davis, who lived in Marion for several years, is one of the most famous television writers of all time and CSA thanks the CT for helping tell this fabulous story. . . . Map (db m215250) HM
49 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Marie Webster House
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50 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Marion (Indiana) W.W. I Honor Roll — Reported permanently removed
Marion Boys who gave their lives in the World War ( Row One ) Vaugh Beekman • Melvin Bookins • Chester Biggs • Victor Baughman • Fred Button • Ashton Baldwin • Harry Lee Craig • William Cromwell (Col.) • Russel Denton • John . . . Map (db m215008) WM
51 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — IHB-27.201 — Marion Branch NHDVS
(side 1) At the end of the Civil War, U. S. undertook care of disabled Union veterans in a system of homes known by 1873 as National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (NHDVS). The offer of free natural gas by Grant County residents and . . . Map (db m183322) HM
52 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Marion National Cemetery
National Home In spring 1888, Congressman George Steele, Sr., of Marion, Indiana, introduced legislation authorizing the establishment of a National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (NHDVS) in Grant County. Construction . . . Map (db m164704) HM
53 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Martin Boots
In memory of Martin Boots The first white man to enter land in Marion and the donor of the ground upon which this boulder stands.Map (db m44195) HM
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54 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Mildred Dilling
Indiana Wesleyan University knows a great musician and educator when it sees one. This Marion native was known as the "First Lady of the Harp," an instrument often mentioned in the Bible and known for its heavenly sound. Shedding light on this . . . Map (db m215249) HM
55 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Mildred Marie Wilson Dean — September 15, 1910 – July 14, 1940 — Wife of Winton Aaron Dean, Mother of American Actor James Byron Dean —
Mildred nurtured her son in the arts at an early age with piano, violin puppet shows, and dance he went on to star in three major motion pictures:
East of Eden Rebel Without a Cause Giant
James Dean died on . . . Map (db m168293) HM
56 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Mississinewa Battlefield
On Dec. 17, 1812, Lt. Colonel John B. Campbell with 600 mounted troops arrived at this site under orders to destroy the Miami Indian Villages along the Mississinewa River from here to the present site of Peru. The destruction of the village on . . . Map (db m1512) HM
57 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — 27.1966.1 — 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 m1500) HM
58 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — On This Site Stood The Seven Gables
Where James Dean one of the most charismatic and idolized movie actors of all time was born… February 8, 1931.Map (db m215237) HM
59 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Persian Gulf Veterans Memorial — Grant County (Indiana)
( Front Side ) ( Engrossed ‘Shield’ -and- ‘Seals of U.S. Armed Services’ ) 1990 - - - - 1991 In Honor of the men and women of Grant County who served in the Persian Gulf ( Obverse Side ) ( . . . Map (db m44260) WM
60 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity
Upper Panel Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity Lower Panel Founded in Marion Ind. June 7, 1902 by Ray L. Neal George B. Nottingham Loftis T. Jones James L. Reed Paul R. Martin Louis Elliott Zach C. . . . Map (db m44252) HM
61 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Samuel Plato — Reported damaged
Samuel Plato (circa 1882-1957), African American architect and contractor, lived in Marion (circa 1903-1921). House here attributed to him; he also designed and built structures throughout the U.S. One of few black architects to win federal . . . Map (db m215253) HM
62 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Veterans Memorial
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. the sacrifice will not be forgotten.Map (db m161465) WM
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63 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Veterans Memorial
In memory of the men who offered their lives in defense of their country. Marion Branch National Military Home Indiana Act of Congress July 28, 1888Map (db m161466) HM WM
64 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of The Men And Women Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice POW-MIA Army Spec. 4 Rollie Lee Bolden Nov. 17, 1965 • Marine Cpl. Thomas Jefferson Fears March 2, 1966 • Army Spec. 4 David A. Scott May 6, 1966 • Army Pfc. Ralph W. . . . Map (db m215239) WM
65 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — Weaver Cemetery — Established 1866
A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2019 by the Weaver Historical Landmark Committee and the Indiana DNR – Division of Preservation and . . . Map (db m168286) HM
66 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — 27.2020 — Weaver Settlement
Black pioneers, fleeing threats to their freedom in southern slave states, settled in Grant County by the 1840s. With other free and formerly enslaved families who arrived over the following decades, they cleared and drained the forested, swampy . . . Map (db m168285) HM
67 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — World War I — 6 April 1917 - 11 November 1918
"The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. We have no selfish ends to serve. We desire no conquest, no dominion. We seek no indemnities for ourselves, no material . . . Map (db m215241) HM
68 Indiana, Grant County, Marion — WW II Grant County (Indiana) Veterans Memorial
(center panel) World War II 1941 - 1945 All Gave Some Some Gave All (left panel) ** The Supreme Sacrifice ** (left column) Edward Leroy Addison • Bruce Adkins • Donald Perry Adkins • George Corwin . . . Map (db m44410) WM
69 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — A Journey Begun
A tribute to those who, in December 1812, displayed the courage to protect their culture and the compassion to embrace another as they departed the battlefield of the Mississinewa. Following the battle, the American commander ordered that captured . . . Map (db m233756) HM
70 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Cole Porter
Luke and Royce Mitchell from Edward Jones know a great investment when they see it and CSA is thankful that they banked on showcasing Cole Porter, who knew that taking music lessons in Marion would pay great dividends for him someday as well. . . . Map (db m215244) HM
71 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Grant County Medical Society — Founded June 16, 1848
The Grant County Medical Society was founded in the office of William Lomax, M.D., Marion, Indiana. The Society is one of the pioneer Medical Societies in the State of Indiana, having been organized one year prior to the State Medical Association . . . Map (db m233748) HM
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72 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Moorehead Communications, whose stores do business as TCC, has graciously helped CSA by sponsoring Kenesow Mountain Landis, a brilliant communicator in his own right. This former Marion resident helped clean up America's past time and became the . . . Map (db m215247) HM
73 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Marie Webster
Paul & Marsha Usher & Family in Memory of Beulah Bowers, a quilting enthusiast, have kindly sponsored this Hall of Fame Quilter who became a part of the fabric of our community. A GROUND BREAKING QUILT DESIGNER of the early 1900s, Marie Webster . . . Map (db m215248) HM
74 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Paws For Thoughts Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Trailhead —
Cartoonist Jim Davis, creator of lasagna-loving Garfield the Cat, is a native of Grant County. In honor of the cool cat, and to honor local son Jim Davis, communities throughout Grant County erected statues of Garfield. Each statue features a . . . Map (db m215251) HM
75 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Samuel Plato
Thanks to Hoosier AM/FM radio and two anonymous donors who have helped us turn back the dial to broadcast to the world the incredible accomplishments of builder Samuel Plato. SAMUEL PLATO played a large role in shaping Marion's skyline in the . . . Map (db m215246) HM
76 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — The Wilson-Vaughn House
Built in 1912 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m215252) HM
77 Indiana, Grant County, Marion, Center Township — Willis VanDevanter
AEP-Indiana Michigan Power knows all about power and they have graciously helped CSA sponsor this electric personality from Marion who went on to become one of the most powerful people in America. Willis Van Devanter, the first Hoosier to serve . . . Map (db m215245) HM
78 Indiana, Grant County, Matthews — Covered Bridge
Built at New Cumberland in 1877 by William Parks of Marion at a cost of $722. The 1913 flood floated the bridge a half mile downstream. It was returned to its foundations by rollers and horsepower. New Cumberland was the second community in Grant . . . Map (db m7479) HM
79 Indiana, Grant County, Matthews — Cumberland Covered Bridge
The Cumberland Covered Bridge was built in 1877. During the Great Flood of 1913, it was washed downstream. On March 26th 1913, the Mississinewa River floodwaters rose high enough (Fig. 2, 3) to push the Cumberland Covered Bridge from its . . . Map (db m71494) HM
80 Indiana, Grant County, Matthews — Lt. Col. Thomas W. (Bill) Boles — Memorial Flag Pole
In memory of Lt. Col. Thomas W. (Bill) Boles U.S. Air Force in honor of all veterans Map (db m141953) WM
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81 Indiana, Grant County, Matthews — Matthews Veterans Memorial
In honor of the citizens of Matthews & community who served in the armed forces of their country They served without thought of self, that the principles of liberty, justice and equality might prevail for all . . . Map (db m141914) HM
82 Indiana, Grant County, Matthews — This Covered Bridge
This covered bridge built 1877 – 181 ft. long called Cumberland Bridge for Old Town. The 1913 flood carried the bridge downstream. It was returned on rollers to the old foundation and raised 3 feet. The 1958 flood . . . Map (db m214996) HM
83 Indiana, Grant County, Swayzee — Speedking Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Dedicated June, 2008 —
. . . Map (db m220143) HM
84 Indiana, Grant County, Swayzee, Sims Township — Site of first election in Sims Township
The election was held on or near a poplar stump at this site 1848 Jacob Friemood First Trustee Oliver Lillard First InspectorMap (db m220069) HM
85 Indiana, Grant County, Trask — 27.1995.2 — The Village of Trask
Trask, like other pioneer villages, served an important commercial, social, and educational role for early settlers. The post office (1846-1901) marked the start and end of Trask's official existence. As travel improved, such villages disappeared or . . . Map (db m215000) HM
86 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Barbara Davenport
Barbara Davenport was born in 1934 in Long Beach, California. Her father was the Long Beach Director of Recreation, and she grew up on athletic courts, football and track fields, baseball diamonds, and playgrounds. Her favorite place to be, . . . Map (db m215222) HM
87 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Bob Davenport
Bob Davenport was born in 1933 and raised in Long Beach, California. He played fullback in college for the UCLA Bruins football team, where he was twice named All-American, in 1954 and 1955. He was also MVP of the Hula Bowl in 1956. . . . Map (db m215214) HM
88 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — British Garfield — Grant County Garfield Trail — Placed July 2018 —
Garfield salutes all things British in Grant County, from the historic 1812 Battle of the Mississinewa to a traditional English meal of Fish 'n Chips at Payne's Restaurant. To hear more about this Garfield and others on the trail . . . Map (db m220139)
89 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Chip Jaggers
Chip Jaggers was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and spent most of his young life in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Taylor University from 1965-1969, and after graduation he took a job as a youth director at a large church in Hamilton, Ohio. There he . . . Map (db m215234) HM
90 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Churches and Schools
The first church in Upland actually preceded the founding of the town. On the original plat map of Upland, dated 1867, the Friends Church is shown just south of the railroad on Main Street. The Jefferson Church, a short distance from Upland, was . . . Map (db m215111) HM
91 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Cleo and Mary Alice Wiley
Cleo and Mary Alice Wiley called Upland, Indiana their home. Here, they built, owned, and operated two successful businesses. They were very active in the community. Cleo Wiley was born in Upland in 1912. Mary Alice Powell moved to Upland from . . . Map (db m215211) HM
92 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — David and Marva Martz
David Martz was born in Van Buren, Indiana, and graduated from Van Buren High School in 1962. He attended International Business College in Fort Wayne graduating in 1965, and then attended Huntington College graduating with a degree in Physical . . . Map (db m215233) HM
93 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Don Odle
Don Odle was born in Indiana in 1920. He played guard for Selma High School from 1935 1938, where he was the leading scorer in Delaware County. He went on to earn his BA from Taylor University, where he also played basketball and led the Trojans . . . Map (db m215215) HM
94 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Early Industries in Upland
One of the coast industries here was the lumber business due to the dense forests that once covered this part of Indiana Templeton Lumber Company grew out of this traction. It began as Thomas J. Deerons planing mill at the tum of the . . . Map (db m215113) HM
95 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Everett Charles Taylor, M.D.
Everett Charles Taylor, better known to the Upland, Indiana community as "Doc” was born in Leesburg, Indiana on April 3rd, 1904. The fourth of eight children, he was raised in LaFontaine, Indiana where he graduated from high school in 1923. . . . Map (db m215213) HM
96 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Ivan and Carol Slain — Ivanhoe Drive In
Ivan and Carol Slain started Ivanhoe's in 1965, but their roots go back much further. They are known for keeping out of the spotlight, yet working extremely hard, and showing kindness when they can. Carol's grandfather came to Upland in the . . . Map (db m215223) HM
97 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Jacob F. Bugher
Jacob Furnshell Bugher was born in Guernsey County, Ohio, on January 19, 1826. Growing up, he received his education at the common schools within Guernsey County. At the age of twenty, Mr. Bugher became a teacher, a career in which he was to . . . Map (db m215209) HM
98 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Jane Rockwell
Jane Rockwell was born and raised in Upland. She is the daughter of Richard and Charlotte Ann Puckett. She graduated in the class of 1974 from Eastbrook High School and attended Ball State University. Jane worked at Eastbrook Community Schools, . . . Map (db m215227) HM
99 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Jay & Janie Kesler
Jay and Janie (Smith) Kesler were both raised in South Bend, Indiana, but the two never met as children, and Janie's family later moved to Mishawaka. As teenagers, both Jay and Janie were involved in their local Youth for Christ chapters. Jay . . . Map (db m215231) HM
100 Indiana, Grant County, Upland — Jeffery Carney
Jeffery Carney was "man of many hats" and a joyful presence all throughout Upland in the various ways he loved and served his community. Jeff was born in 1950 and raised in Upland, and in the eyes of many, he wore the unofficial hat of "Mr. . . . Map (db m215224) HM

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