“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 Chesterfield, Indiana

Clickable Map of Madison 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> Madison County, IN (67) Delaware County, IN (46) Grant County, IN (125) Hamilton County, IN (65) Hancock County, IN (23) Henry County, IN (38) Tipton County, IN (8)  MadisonCounty(67) Madison County (67)  DelawareCounty(46) Delaware County (46)  GrantCounty(125) Grant County (125)  HamiltonCounty(65) Hamilton County (65)  HancockCounty(23) Hancock County (23)  HenryCounty(38) Henry County (38)  TiptonCounty(8) Tipton County (8)
Anderson is the county seat for Madison County
Chesterfield is in Madison County
      Madison County (67)  
      Delaware County (46)  
      Grant County (125)  
      Hamilton County (65)  
      Hancock County (23)  
      Henry County (38)  
      Tipton County (8)  
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1 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — American Indian Memorial/The Totem Pole/The Lighthouse — Camp Chesterfield —
American Indian Memorial This monument, located on “Inspiration Hill,” is a memorial erected to honor Native Americans. The statue features a life-sized figure of an American Indian atop an eight foot pedestal, palms upturned, face looking . . . Map (db m231390) HM
2 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Camp Chesterfield1891
has been placed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m231353) HM
3 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Dr. J.E. Hett Art Gallery — Camp Chesterfield —
“One of many imaginative and beautiful structures, the gallery incorporates a graceful fusing of stone, steel and glass. The building was designed by Arthur B. Henning, and encircles an area of 200 by 75 feet, divided into three nearly equally . . . Map (db m231389) HM
4 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Founders Rock — Camp Chesterfield —
In 1936, with the help of a number of strong men and several horses, “Founders Rock” was painstakingly moved from the banks of the White River at the edge of Camp Chesterfield's property to its current location in front of the Administration . . . Map (db m231377) HM
5 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Indiana State Parks: the First 100 Years1916 - 2016
…our parks and preserves are not mere picnicking places. They are rich storehouses of memories and reveries. They are a solace to the aged and an inspiration to the young. Richard Lieber, Founder Indiana State . . . Map (db m163059) HM
6 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Ladies Bazaar/Luther Memorial Cottage and Labyrinth — Camp Chesterfield —
This site was the home of the two story “Ladies Bazaar,” later known as “Luther Memorial Cottage,” and at one time was used as the headquarters for the very active and often controversial “Ladies League.” This labyrinth is now located on the . . . Map (db m231381) HM
7 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Native American Memorial[Mounds State Park]
This memorial stone serves to honor the Indigenous tribes that lived on this land prior to Indiana becoming a state: Miami, Potawatomi, Wea, Shawnee, Kickapoo, Delaware, Chippewa, Ottawa, Wyandot, Seneca and Piankashaw.Map (db m163060) HM
8 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Bronnenberg Family
The Bronnenbergs represent true pioneer spirit and a preservationist ethic. Frederick Brandenburg was born in 1775 in Germany. As a youth he apprenticed as a tanner. Brandenburg immigrated to America as a young man, changing his name to . . . Map (db m163062) HM
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9 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Bronnenberg House[Mounds State Park]
Built in the 1840's by Frederick, Jr., second son of Frederick and Barbara, early settlers in Madison County.Map (db m163061) HM
10 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Chapel in the Woods — Camp Chesterfield —
Originally built as the “Lyceum Building” in 1936, this structure remains largely unchanged from its original construction. Today, it is affectionately called “The Chapel in the Woods,” and it is regularly utilized for weekly church and message . . . Map (db m231386) HM
11 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Circle Mound[Mounds State Park]
The Circle Mound is actually rectangular in shape. The embankment of Circle Mound was completed about A.D. 1, or 250 years after the Great Mound was started. The gateway of Circle Mound opened to the east and the sun rose directly in line . . . Map (db m163063) HM
12 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Garden of Prayer and Sentinel Angel — Camp Chesterfield —
Unique to the state of Indiana, the “Garden of Prayer” is a prime architectural example of a European-style grotto that was established as a site for spiritual meditation and religious devotion. Originally only one room, it was equipped with an . . . Map (db m231385) HM
13 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Mounds Dugout Canoe[Mounds State Park]
Adena canoes were typically made from tulip poplar, a tree known for its straight, unbranching trunk. This replica canoe was made from a red oak trunk. This canoe was constructed by park volunteers using 2000-year-old Adena . . . Map (db m163058) HM
14 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Old Auditorium — Camp Chesterfield —
Over the years, Camp Chesterfield has witnessed the construction of three primary structures in this same location. The original structure (circa 1891), the “Old Auditorium,” was initially a large tent with a raised, wooden platform for message . . . Map (db m231378) HM
15 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Old Wooden Dining Hall — Camp Chesterfield —
The “Old Wooden Dining Hall” was built in 1918, replacing an even older dining hall. This new dining hall had brick ovens built behind the structure to bake fresh bread and was used until the mid-1950s when the current Maxon Cafeteria was . . . Map (db m231387) HM
16 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Sunflower – A Symbol of Spiritualism — Camp Chesterfield —
Since around 1892, the sunflower has been an important symbol of Spiritualism. Throughout Camp Chesterfield, visitors notice how homes and buildings are often decorated with sunflower motifs. This is because of its strong connection to Spiritualism. . . . Map (db m231392) HM
17 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Sunflower Hotel — Camp Chesterfield —
The Sunflower Hotel was built in 1914 to help keep pace with the ever-increasing number of people who needed lodging. The old Lodging House (located where the current Administration Building is) could not accommodate all the guests and . . . Map (db m231393) HM
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18 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Toad Stools — Camp Chesterfield —
Camp Chesterfield began as an actual “camp” where visitors would come to have readings and attend message services in the open air. Eventually, the area called the “toad stools” was made to allow mediums to give messages to the many people . . . Map (db m231383) HM
19 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — The Western Hotel — Camp Chesterfield —
Built in 1949, “The Western Hotel” was designed after the typical “roadside inns” of the era. A two and a half story structure, it is an excellent example of American roadside architecture. The concrete foundation supports a concrete block . . . Map (db m231388) HM
20 Indiana, Madison County, Chesterfield — Trail of Religion — Camp Chesterfield —
In this shady grove, near the center of the grounds, is a semi-circular memorial unique to Camp Chesterfield called the “Trail of Religion.” Dedicated in 1943 to the world's great religious leaders, this religious display features the limestone . . . Map (db m231384) HM
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Jun. 15, 2024