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Historical Markers in Fairbanks, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Sullivan 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 Sullivan County, IN (8) Clay County, IN (4) Greene County, IN (5) Knox County, IN (78) Vigo County, IN (55) Clark County, IL (22) Crawford County, IL (14)  SullivanCounty(8) Sullivan County (8)  ClayCounty(4) Clay County (4)  GreeneCounty(5) Greene County (5)  KnoxCounty(78) Knox County (78)  VigoCounty(55) Vigo County (55)  ClarkCountyIllinois(22) Clark County (22)  CrawfordCounty(14) Crawford County (14)
Sullivan is the county seat for Sullivan County
Fairbanks is in Sullivan County
      Sullivan County (8)  
ADJACENT TO SULLIVAN COUNTY
      Clay County (4)  
      Greene County (5)  
      Knox County (78)  
      Vigo County (55)  
      Clark County, Illinois (22)  
      Crawford County, Illinois (14)  
 
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1Indiana (Sullivan County), Fairbanks — 77.1992.1 — A Civil War Murder — John Drake - Shot —
Numerous violent conflicts erupted in Sullivan County during the Civil War over differing war sentiments. On July 14, 1864, anti-war Democrat John Drake was fatally shot at a community picnic near here. The Union soldier who shot Drake was . . . Map (db m21763) HM
2Indiana (Sullivan County), Fairbanks — 77.1989.4 — Fairbanks' Massacre — Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks —
A War of 1812 military action occurred in September 1812 three miles west/southwest of here. While escorting supplies from Fort Knox near Vincennes to Fort Harrison at Terre Haute, Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks and approximately a dozen soldiers were . . . Map (db m21761) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022