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

Clickable Map of Pike 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> Pike County, IN (6) Daviess County, IN (12) Dubois County, IN (9) Gibson County, IN (31) Knox County, IN (95) Warrick County, IN (65)  PikeCounty(6) Pike County (6)  DaviessCounty(12) Daviess County (12)  DuboisCounty(9) Dubois County (9)  GibsonCounty(31) Gibson County (31)  KnoxCounty(95) Knox County (95)  WarrickCounty(65) Warrick County (65)
Petersburg is the county seat for Pike County
Adjacent to Pike County, Indiana
      Daviess County (12)  
      Dubois County (9)  
      Gibson County (31)  
      Knox County (95)  
      Warrick County (65)  
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1 Indiana, Pike County, Oakland City — 26.1976.1 — Wabash and Erie Canal Completed 1853
The approximately 460 mile canal from Toledo, Ohio, to Evansville, Indiana, was the longest canal built in the United States. Here a section constructed above the natural land surface to prevent flooding and erosion, remains intact.Map (db m47811) HM
2 Indiana, Pike County, Petersburg — June 2, 1990 Tornado Memorial
. . . Map (db m23563) HM
3 Indiana, Pike County, Petersburg — Pike County War Memorial
(Center Panel:) In Memory of the Men and Women of Pike County who gave their lives for Democracy Korean Robert E. Kirby • John F. Scherer • Donald W. Sharp • John White, Jr • Wayne Leffler World War . . . Map (db m23363) WM
4 Indiana, Pike County, Petersburg — Revolutionary War MemorialPike County Indiana
In memory of the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolutionary War buried beneath Pike County Soil (Row One:) Josiah Arnold • William Black • James Brenton • John Chambers • Jonathan Conger • John Coonrod • Samuel Dedman • . . . Map (db m23354) WM
5 Indiana, Pike County, Petersburg — 63.1966.1 — The Buffalo Trace
Crossed White River at a nearby ford. It was made by migrating buffalo herds. The trace ran from Vincennes to Louisville and was the only through trail in pioneer days.Map (db m23217) HM
6 Indiana, Pike County, Petersburg — 63.1992.1 — Wabash and Erie Canal
Site of depot for canal which passed through town at foot of Main Street. Operations through Petersburg ceased 1860. Constructed 1832-1853, canal was nation's longest, connecting Lake Erie at Toledo with Ohio River at Evansville, through Fort Wayne, . . . Map (db m23215) HM
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Sep. 27, 2023