“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Gentryville, Indiana

Clickable Map of Spencer 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> Spencer County, IN (56) Dubois County, IN (9) Perry County, IN (15) Warrick County, IN (60) Daviess County, KY (40) Hancock County, KY (12)  SpencerCounty(56) Spencer County (56)  DuboisCounty(9) Dubois County (9)  PerryCounty(15) Perry County (15)  WarrickCounty(60) Warrick County (60)  DaviessCountyKentucky(40) Daviess County (40)  HancockCounty(12) Hancock County (12)
Rockport is the county seat for Spencer County
Gentryville is in Spencer County
      Spencer County (56)  
      Dubois County (9)  
      Perry County (15)  
      Warrick County (60)  
      Daviess County, Kentucky (40)  
      Hancock County, Kentucky (12)  
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1Indiana, Spencer County, Gentryville — Gentry Home Site
On this spot stood the first home in Indiana of James Gentry who settled here in 1818. In this two story log house with a breezeway he reared his family of eight children. Here in the spring of 1830 the Lincoln family spent its last night in this . . . Map (db m177235) HM
2Indiana, Spencer County, Gentryville — 74.1992.1 — James Gentry, Sr
Gentry (1778-1840) settled northwest of here in 1818. A farmer and merchant, Gentry employed Abraham Lincoln to help transport merchandise by flatboat to New Orleans in December, 1828. Lincoln family spent its last night at Gentry's home before . . . Map (db m177236) HM
3Indiana, Spencer County, Gentryville — The Colonel Jones Home / Colonel William Jones
(left panel) The Colonel Jones Home The Colonel Jones Home conveys the prosperity of a successful merchant.

Twenty-five people sat at the table in the dining room, with Mr. Jones at the head of the table, . . . Map (db m185691) HM
4Indiana, Spencer County, Gentryville — The James Gentry Home and StoreIndiana State Parks - Reservoirs
A general store was a necessary part of a young community, allowing the farmer's raw materials to be exchanged for finished products. [Captions:] Gentry and Lincoln Gentry hired Abraham Lincoln to clerk at this store. . . . Map (db m177234) HM
5Indiana, Spencer County, Gentryville — The Lamar Barn
During this period in Indiana history, even a merchant would have had a barn for livestock and grain Along with his home and store, Colonel Jones maintained a barn. The barn stored grain and stabled livestock. Hay was kept in the loft. . . . Map (db m185590) HM
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Mar. 29, 2023