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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hendricks County, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Hendricks 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 Hendricks County, IN (20) Boone County, IN (19) Marion County, IN (423) Montgomery County, IN (30) Morgan County, IN (13) Putnam County, IN (34)  HendricksCounty(20) Hendricks County (20)  BooneCounty(19) Boone County (19)  MarionCounty(423) Marion County (423)  MontgomeryCounty(30) Montgomery County (30)  MorganCounty(13) Morgan County (13)  PutnamCounty(34) Putnam County (34)
Danville is the county seat for Hendricks County
Adjacent to Hendricks County, Indiana
      Boone County (19)  
      Marion County (423)  
      Montgomery County (30)  
      Morgan County (13)  
      Putnam County (34)  
 
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1 Indiana, Hendricks County, Amo — 32.2007.1 — Arthur L. Trester
(Side One) Born 1878 in Pecksburg (which was 2.1 miles east). Elected to Board of Controls of Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) 1911, appointed Permanent Secretary 1913, continued after 1929 as Commissioner of High School . . . Map (db m69349) HM
2 Indiana, Hendricks County, Amo — T.H.I.&E. Interurban Depot Building
T.H.I.&E. Interurban Depot Building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m69350) HM
3 Indiana, Hendricks County, Avon — 32.2017.1 — Adrian A. Parsons / Indiana's Soybean Pioneer1846-1929
Adrian A. Parsons A Civil War veteran, Parsons engaged in diversified farming near here in 1884. In 1890s, he began purposeful, sustained cultivation of soybeans used for forage and fertilizer on his farm. Soybeans were not widely grown in U.S. . . . Map (db m232186) HM
4 Indiana, Hendricks County, Brownsburg — Larry Rice
Larry Rice lived a life full of accomplishment, reaching the pinnacle of success in the sport he was passionate about, auto racing. A two-time starter in the Indianapolis 500, he won Co-Rookie Of The Year honors in 1978. He was twice the USAC . . . Map (db m174976) HM
5 Indiana, Hendricks County, Brownsburg, Williams Park — Robbie Stanley
Born here in Brownsburg. Robbie Stanley wanted nothing more than to drive race cars, and drive them well. In his brief life, he far exceeded those expectations. At only 6, he was 69 racing quarter midgets. He was spectacular, winning over 200 . . . Map (db m233076) HM
6 Indiana, Hendricks County, Clayton, Franklin Township — McCormack-Bowman House
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1840Map (db m232199) HM
7 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — 32.2001.2 — Central Normal College
Organized 1876 at Ladoga as second private Indiana normal school specializing in teacher training. Based on Alfred Holbrook's techniques at his normal college in Lebanon, Ohio which pioneered teacher training in America. Central Normal College was . . . Map (db m239) HM
8 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — 32.2001.1 — Danville’s Carnegie Library
(Side one): At May 1902 meeting newly-formed Library Board authorized lot purchase and tax levy to support a public library as required by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie for funding. Designed by S. C. Dark of Indianapolis in Classical . . . Map (db m238) HM
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9 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — 32.2000.1 — Danville’s Main Street Historic District
(Side One) Residential district bounded by Main, East, Cross, and Marion streets. Nineteenth and early twentieth century homes reflect social and economic diversity of residents, including town’s prominent citizens. Listed in National Register of . . . Map (db m237) HM
10 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — Dr. Jeremiah & Ann Jane DePew House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built 1858 by Jeremiah & Ann Jane DePewMap (db m231795) HM
11 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — Hendricks County (Danville, Indiana) War Memorial
( Smaller Stone Marker ) In Memory of All Deceased Veterans OF ALL WARS Buried in Hendricks County ( Bronze Marker ) Hendricks County War Memorial This memorial is dedicated to the Hendricks County . . . Map (db m19451) WM
12 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — Hendricks County Sheriff's Residence & JailErected 1866
Harlan Carter • Martin Gregg • John Robbins Hendricks County Commissioners
Renovated 1996 Brandt Construction Company J.D. Clampitt • Hursel Disney • Richard Myers Hendricks County Commissioners . . . Map (db m232174) HM
13 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — Morgan-Chaille House1868
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m232181) HM
14 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — 32.2006.1 — Samuel Luther Thompson
(Side One) He was born in Danville March 5, 1860 and educated in Danville Graded School. He played for Danville Browns baseball team in 1883 and for Evansville and Indianapolis minor league ball clubs 1884 and 1885. He played for . . . Map (db m69351) HM
15 Indiana, Hendricks County, Danville — The Leachman-Underwood HouseDanville Main Street Historic District — The Schiess Residence —
• The west end of the original 1824 Danville plat • Property acquired in 1894 by William W. Leachman • House built in 1900 • Carriage House and stable built in 1907 • Longest Owner/Arlando Clay Underwood 1919-25, 1929-53 • . . . Map (db m232184) HM
16 Indiana, Hendricks County, Plainfield — EatHistoric National Road / Make History, Drive It — The Road That Built the Nation —
A waitress named Marge. A red vinyl stool at the counter. The pie case and the bottomless cup of coffee. Diners were America's first fast-food restaurants. As automobile traffic increased on the National Road in the 1920s, diners sprang up to . . . Map (db m233274) HM
17 Indiana, Hendricks County, Plainfield — Sugar Grove Meeting House
Sugar Grove Conservative Friends Meeting House Established 1823 Quiet hour for worship First day at tenMap (db m232192) HM
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18 Indiana, Hendricks County, Plainfield — T.H.I. & E. Interurban Depot Building
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m232189) HM
19 Indiana, Hendricks County, Plainfield — Van Buren Elm
Marked by Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter Daughters of The American Revolution 1941Map (db m69405) HM
20 Indiana, Hendricks County, Plainfield — 32.1972.1 — Western Yearly Meeting House
has been the site of annual meeting of Religious Society of Friends since 1858. The Depository was erected to house Quaker records, 1873. Friends Central Academy served as secondary school, 1881-1919.Map (db m69404) HM
 
 
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