Seth Hinshaw, (1787-1865), well-known abolitionist, operated a station of the Underground Railroad on this site, prior to the Civil War. He also operated a store in which he refused to sell goods produced by slave labor. In 1843, Hinshaw helped . . . — — Map (db m63804) HM
Co-inventor of the airplane with his brother, Orville, he began studying flight, 1896; built first model airplane, 1899; began gliding, 1900; and achieved first successful powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, December 17, 1903. — — Map (db m4664) HM
This is possibly the most famous aviation picture of all time. It was taken at 10:35 a.m., December 17, 1903 and shows Orville at the controls. Wilbur, running alongside to balance the machine on the monorail, had just let go of the right wing. . . . — — Map (db m222227) HM
The circle of lovely Hawthorn trees are a reminder of the Hawthorn Street home in Dayton, Ohio, where the Wright family lived during the time the brothers were building their flyer. Also, they are a reminder of the Hawthorn Hill Mansion. Wilbur . . . — — Map (db m222141) HM
A short life full of consequences an unfailing intellect. Imperturbable temper. Great self-reliance and as great modesty. Seeing the right clearly, pursuing it steadily. He lived and died.
Bishop Milton Wright
Journal entry . . . — — Map (db m222142) HM
This memorial honors Milo G. Burcham, native of Henry County, aviator, inventor, holder of world upside down stunt flying record, inducted into the Pioneer Aviation Hall of Fame, San Diego in 1984. He died during a test flight of the P-80 in 1944. — — Map (db m222228) HM
Constructing the National Road through Indiana in the early 19th century was a monumental task. The road, which crossed the rich soil of Indiana, connected people, wealth, and commerce and linked the state to the rest of the nation.
Increased . . . — — Map (db m233244) HM
This Tablet is Dedicated to the Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers of Henry County Captain Philip Hendrick Captain Nathaniel Leonard Captain James Stevenson Jacob Wimmer Caleb Dille Richard Conway Christopher Long Orr Scovelle Hugh Heally Aaron . . . — — Map (db m4669) HM
Knightstown—first town platted on National Road after survey, 1827—named after noted surveyor Jonathan Knight.
Home of American Communications Network founded, in 1966, to preserve and perpetuate the “Ideals that built . . . — — Map (db m139247) HM
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We Dedicate this memorial to all veterans of United States Military Service.
The many who have served in the past, those serving today and those who will serve tomorrow.
They assist in preserving the Peace and . . . — — Map (db m32217) WM
Henry County Courthouse 1869. The Henry County Courthouse, designed by architect Isaac Hodgson, replaced a courthouse that had burned in 1864. Featuring a mansard roof and a 110-foot clock tower, it is pictured on the inside covers of Ross . . . — — Map (db m200358) HM
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To honor the men and the women of Henry County who bravely fought in the Great Wars and to the heroes who gave their lives on Land, on the Sea and in the Sky that mankind might live in freedom. We humbly dedicate this . . . — — Map (db m32110) WM
This site marks the early home of Judge Joshua H. Mellett Henry County Pioneer in whose memory Nellie Catherine Bundy Bailey his granddaughter dedicated this property in trust to The James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Association in its program of . . . — — Map (db m222229) HM
This monument is dedicated to the men and women of Henry Co. Who have served their country with pride and dignity in the Armed Forces of the United Stats of America
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We loaned our sons and daughters to Uncle Sam, the ones . . . — — Map (db m32075) WM
This 94-acre historic park was created on June 11, 1920 to honor those who fought in World War I. The park grew to include memorials to all wars. The park's many monuments and memorials are tucked into rolling, wooded terrain within the Big Blue . . . — — Map (db m226134) HM
A Historic Cemetery Listed In Indiana's Cemetery And Burial Grounds Registry Of The Indiana Department Of Natural Resources Installed in 2023 by Citizens to Preserve Henry Co. Memorial Park, Society of Indiana Pioneers, and . . . — — Map (db m225068) HM
Dedicated to the memory of
December 16, 1812 - July 30, 1900
Brigadier General William Grose of the Union Army
commanded the 36th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.
Pioneer, lawyer, legislator, judge, author
his . . . — — Map (db m222215) HM WM