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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Brookville, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Franklin County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Franklin County, IN (75) Dearborn County, IN (86) Decatur County, IN (26) Fayette County, IN (23) Ripley County, IN (42) Rush County, IN (29) Union County, IN (12) Butler County, OH (125) Hamilton County, OH (346)  FranklinCounty(75) Franklin County (75)  DearbornCounty(86) Dearborn County (86)  DecaturCounty(26) Decatur County (26)  FayetteCounty(23) Fayette County (23)  RipleyCounty(42) Ripley County (42)  RushCounty(29) Rush County (29)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  ButlerCountyOhio(125) Butler County (125)  HamiltonCounty(346) Hamilton County (346)
Brookville is the county seat for Franklin County
Brookville is in Franklin County
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1 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Abram HammondMar. 21, 1814 - Aug. 27, 1874
Governor of Indiana, 1860 - - 1861. Lived on this site as a boy in the “old Yellow Tavern” part of which was a blockhouse erected 1808.Map (db m44705) HM
2 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Brookville College
Site of Brookville College erected 1852 - - 1872. “Julia Dumont Society” founded here December 16th 1853. Original building purchased by Brookville and served as Public School 1873 - - 1912. Building razed 1912 and present . . . Map (db m44698) HM
3 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1992.1 — Brookville Historic District
Platted 1808 along Whitewater River, Brookville was an important entry point to interior lands opened to settlement. The district's concentration of well-preserved buildings reflects the city's continued prosperity. Brookville Historic District . . . Map (db m44697) HM
4 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Brookville Lake
Did sightseeing, boating or fishing lure you to the park today? This large reservoir offers nine boat ramps, four marinas and two State Recreation Areas, plus campgrounds, beaches, picnic areas, playgrounds, hiking trails and fishing access for . . . Map (db m160991) HM
5 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1966.1 — Brookville, Franklin County — ( Platted 1808 ) —
. . . Map (db m44695) HM
6 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1995.2 — Brookville's Carnegie Library
Dedicated in 1912, starting with approximately 600 books; collections and services have expanded to meet needs of local patrons. One of 1, 679 libraries built in U.S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie . . . Map (db m44694) HM
7 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.2002.1 — Brookville's Grandstand
Side one This grandstand built 1922 to seat 1, 000 and serve fans of new Brookville semi-pro team. Twenty box seats included to help pay for construction. Central platform included for community activities. Facility later used for youth . . . Map (db m44693) HM
8 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — David Stoops - Pioneer1770 - 1854
Arrived here in 1805 in company with Amos Butler. Landgrant for 160 acres at this site 1811. Acquired another 150 acres in 1817. Large cabin stood just south of this cemetery. During his first year, he cleared 11 acres of virgin forest, . . . Map (db m199794) HM
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9 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Franklin County Veterans Memorial
The original monument on this site was erected by the Grand Army of the Republic and bore the following inscription: "I am dying, but I die for my country" Gen. P. A. Hackleman was the only general from Indiana killed in battle during the Civil . . . Map (db m229180) HM WM
10 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Franklin County War Memorial
( Plaque ) The original monument on this site was erected by the Grand Army of The Republic and bore the following inscription: “I am dying, but I die for my Country” Gen. P. A. Hackleman was the only General from Indiana . . . Map (db m44901) WM
11 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Goodwin Home
Built by John D. Howland circa 1856~1857. Later owned and occupied by John H. Farquhar, Merchant, Member of Congress; Aaron C. Miller, Merchant; John C. Hitt, Banker; Dr. John R. Goodwin, Banker, Civil War Surgeon, Paymaster in the Department of the . . . Map (db m94158) HM
12 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1995.3 — Intersection of Treaty Lines
One mile south is intersection of western boundary line of Treaty of Greenville, Ohio (1795) and Treaty of Grouseland, near Vincennes (1805), northeastern boundary line. By these treaties, Native American tribes ceded land to the United States . . . Map (db m66866) HM
13 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — James Brown RayFeb. 19, 1794 ~ Aug. 4, 1848
Governor of Indiana, 1825 ~ 1831. Erected this house circa 1821 ~ 1822. Palladian window and transom fan~light considered "too aristocratic" by early Hoosiers.Map (db m94157) HM
14 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1949.1 — Little Cedar Grove Baptist Church
Built in 1812, this is the oldest church building still on its original location in the state. Interior shows rifle openings in walls, a balcony and raised pulpit. Burial plot adjoins church.Map (db m44920) HM
15 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Old Brookville Church and Cemetery
First permanent Church in Brookville was built by Methodists 1820. It was occupied by Methodists 1821 - 1839 Presbyterians 1839 - 1855 Lutherans 1855 - 1922 Baptists since 1953 Many Brookville early . . . Map (db m44699) HM
16 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — 24.1995.1 — Old Franklin United Brethren Church
United Brethren among earliest settlers in eastern Indiana during territorial period. Original structure, built 1831, one of first United Brethren churches in Indiana. Evangelical United Brethren Church joined Methodist Church to become United . . . Map (db m66867) HM
17 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — The Courthouse Square
. . . Map (db m44703) HM
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18 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — The Hermitage
J. Ottis Adams and T. C. Steele, Indiana artists came to Brookville in 1898 and selected this site on which to erect their studios which they called "The Hermitage". It was home for an art colony for several years, where artists, J. Ottis Adams. . . . Map (db m173993) HM
19 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — The Purple Heart — Honor and Memory of All Veterans —
Dedicated to those who have received or will receive our Nations Oldest Decoration the Purple Heart In honor and memory of all veterans who served and died for Freedom. Let them not be forgotten for they have shown the World . . . Map (db m44692) WM
20 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville — Whitewater Valley Flood Victims Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the flood victims of Whitewater Valley from this spot, which marks "The Fries Homestead" on March 25, 1913, were lost. Mrs. Margaret Fries, her daughter Mrs. Elizabeth Seiwert, her granddaughter Hedwig Seiwert, . . . Map (db m228915) HM
21 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville, Brookville Township — Franklin County American Revolution Memorial
In honor of the Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in Franklin County James Adair • John Alley • Jacob Barrickman • Zachariah Cooksey • William Cotton • Thomas Curry • James Deaking • Henry Eads • Henry Fordyce • James Fordyce • Robert . . . Map (db m229179) WM
22 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville, Brookville Township — Franklin County SeminaryErected 1829-1830
Purchased by Town of Brookville in 1863. Used for school purposes both public and private until 1873. John Tarkington, father of Booth Tarkington, distinguished Indiana author, attended school here.Map (db m222207) HM
23 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville, Brookville Township — James Maurice Thompson Birthplace
This memorial marks the birthplace of James Maurice Thompson Indiana author 1844 1901Map (db m222209) HM
24 Indiana, Franklin County, Brookville, Brookville Township — Loyalty and Service to the People of Franklin County
Blooming Grove Vol. Fire Dept. • Brookville Vol. Fire Dept. • Cedar Grove Vol. Fire Dept. • Drewersburg Vol. Fire Dept. • Laurel Vol. Vol. Fire Dept. • Metamora Vol. Fire Dept. • New Trenton Vol. Fire Dept. • Oldenburg Vol. Fire Dept. Killed . . . Map (db m229181) HM
 
 
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