“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 Wells County, Indiana

Clickable Map of Wells 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> Wells County, IN (11) Adams County, IN (29) Allen County, IN (148) Blackford County, IN (18) Grant County, IN (120) Huntington County, IN (57) Jay County, IN (20)  WellsCounty(11) Wells County (11)  AdamsCounty(29) Adams County (29)  AllenCounty(148) Allen County (148)  BlackfordCounty(18) Blackford County (18)  GrantCounty(120) Grant County (120)  HuntingtonCounty(57) Huntington County (57)  JayCounty(20) Jay County (20)
Bluffton is the county seat for Wells County
Adjacent to Wells County, Indiana
      Adams County (29)  
      Allen County (148)  
      Blackford County (18)  
      Grant County (120)  
      Huntington County (57)  
      Jay County (20)  
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1 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Bluffton Mill Race
The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Fund, The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the City of Bluffton collaborated to build this park in the old Bluffton mill race. Flour and wood mills located northwest of here helped Bluffton prosper in . . . Map (db m211604) HM
2 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — 90.2001.1 — Charles C. Deam
Born 1865 near Bluffton; died 1953. Resided most of his life on land south of here where house, study, and arboretum located. A Bluffton druggist, he was avid collector of botanical specimens throughout the state 1890s - 1920s. Documented . . . Map (db m81242) HM
3 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Deam Oak(Quercus Deamii Trealease)
This oak is a cross between the White oak and Chinquapin oak. Discovered in 1904 and named after Mr. Charles C. Deam of Bluffton, Indiana.Map (db m62128) HM
4 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Pickett's Run
Neither Pickett's Run nor any other stream appears in the Original Plat Map of Bluffton of 1839. The only known map of early Bluffton depicting a stream, reproduced here, was printed in the 1876 ILLUSTRATED HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE STATE OF . . . Map (db m63936) HM
5 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — S. Bruce Kephart, M.D.21 August 1917 15 October 1995
Bruce was here not by chance but by God's choosing. God's hand formed him and made him the person we know:
Child of God, Husband, Father, Physician, Surgeon, Obstetrician at the birth of more than 9000 souls, Crusader in the . . . Map (db m211602) HM
6 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Sgt. William Bumparner
Medal of Honor Recipient Battle of Vicksburg May 22, 1863 4th West Virginia InfantryMap (db m211599) WM
7 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Wells County 1862 Cannon - Civil War
On April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina, resulting in its capitulation the following day. By the time the final action at Palmito Ranch, Texas had concluded, some 1,489 days later on May12, 1865, . . . Map (db m211586) HM
8 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Wells County Courthouse
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m54644) HM
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9 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Wells County Veterans Honor Roll
( Side One ) ( Left Panel ) World War I Raymond Brickley ∙ Homer Byall ∙ Oliver B. Denning ∙ Roger Falk ∙ Samuel E. Hamilton ★ ∙ Harm J. Hurling ∙ Levi Meyer ★ ∙ Forest . . . Map (db m54798) WM
10 Indiana, Wells County, Bluffton — Wells County War on Terrorism Honor Roll
. . . Map (db m54830) HM
11 Indiana, Wells County, Kingsland — 90.2019.1 — Kingsland Interurban Wreck
The interurban electric railway system grew in popularity with commuters for its speed and convenience after 1900. However, accidents were common on the large network of interurban track spread across the state. Two cars on the Fort Wayne & . . . Map (db m168221) HM
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Feb. 26, 2024