The Fourier System of communal living was attempted here between 1843 and 1848. Approximately thirty families lived by rules established in councils of industry, commerce, justice and education. Their "new social order" was a failure. — — Map (db m44878) HM
Gene Stratton-Porter was Indiana's most widely read female author who delighted millions of readers. An ardent conservationist, Porter used her fame to support preservation of wetlands all across Indiana. Her photography and writing was published . . . — — Map (db m202623) HM
Large Potawatomi village and first white settlement were here. Lima Twp. had first white settler in county, first white child born, first public school, and first commissioned twp. high school in Indiana. — — Map (db m212714) HM
In memory of
Civil War Veterans
Village of Lima, 1864
Village of Lima Civil War Memorial
This Lima Cannon was one of two celebration cannons
for Lima & Ontario, produced in 1861 by Lima Foundry,
507 3rd Street. The villages fired . . . — — Map (db m212713) WM
The Centennial Stone was erected in 1936 to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Town of LaGrange on June 13, 1836.
LaGrange County was established by act of the Indiana Legislature in 1832, sixteen years . . . — — Map (db m53909) HM
laid with public ceremony.
Aug. 15th A.D. 1878.
May 14th A.D. 1832.
Joshua T. Hobbs
First . . . — — Map (db m53924) HM
((The extreme weather-aged condition of these plaques - - has made them difficult to read.))( Plaque One )
Roll of Honor
Citizens of LaGrange County
who served our Country in
World War II
( Names . . . — — Map (db m53927) WM
In Memory of
and his band of
removed from this reservation
Sept. 4, 1838 and escorted to Kansas
by a company of soldiers.
One year later, the heartbroken Chief
was allowed to . . . — — Map (db m73391) HM