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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jeffersonville, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Clark 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 Clark County, IN (32) Floyd County, IN (36) Jefferson County, IN (73) Scott County, IN (22) Washington County, IN (15) Jefferson County, KY (349) Oldham County, KY (20) Trimble County, KY (4)  ClarkCounty(32) Clark County (32)  FloydCounty(36) Floyd County (36)  JeffersonCounty(73) Jefferson County (73)  ScottCounty(22) Scott County (22)  WashingtonCounty(15) Washington County (15)  JeffersonCountyKentucky(349) Jefferson County (349)  OldhamCounty(20) Oldham County (20)  TrimbleCounty(4) Trimble County (4)
Jeffersonville is the county seat for Clark County
Jeffersonville is in Clark County
      Clark County (32)  
ADJACENT TO CLARK COUNTY
      Floyd County (36)  
      Jefferson County (73)  
      Scott County (22)  
      Washington County (15)  
      Jefferson County, Kentucky (349)  
      Oldham County, Kentucky (20)  
      Trimble County, Kentucky (4)  
 
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1Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 2nd Street Bridge Construction
Construction on the $4.7 million George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge started in June 28 and took just over a year to complete with the opening being held October 31, 1929. President Herbert Hoover attended the dedication of the bridge which . . . Map (db m186830) HM
2Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Big Four Bridge Collapse
In 1887, the Louisville and Jeffersonville Bridge Company formed to serve as a recelevership in the creation of the Big Four Bridge, which was built to carry the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St Louis Railway. On December 15, 1893, . . . Map (db m186834) HM
3Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Big Four Pedestrian/Bicycle Path
Big Four Railroad Bridge was converted into a pedestrian/bicycle path in 2013. The bridge was originally built in 1895 to provide rail access for freight and passengers between Jeffersonville and Louisville. It was closed in 1969. The distance . . . Map (db m186839) HM
4Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Big Four Railroad Bridge
Forty-two workers perished during construction of this bridge, which was built between 1888 and 1895. Through the years, the bridge has been hailed as a monument to those who lost their lives. In 1929, a new bridge was built inside the old . . . Map (db m186837) HM
5Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.1962.1 — Civil War Hospital
Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients.Map (db m46647) HM
6Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Civil War Memorial
( Top Section ) Civil War Cemetery On this site, 1861 - 1865, are buried several hundred Union and Confederate Soldiers. Killed in the Western Campaign. Lack of interest from distant families allowed deterioration of the wood grave . . . Map (db m46670) WM
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7Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Clark County All Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All Veterans who have Honorably Served our Country.Map (db m46695) WM
8Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Duty Honor Country
Operation Iraqi Freedom · Operation Desert Storm · Operation Enduring Freedom Duty · Honor · CountryMap (db m103852) WM
9Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Flooding
The flood of 1937 was the largest flood known in the modern era in the Louisville area. The Ohio River stretched to be 10 miles wide, with 70% of Louisville submerged and 90% of Jeffersonville. Estimated damage was $250 million which translates . . . Map (db m186840) HM
10Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — General LaFayette — Visit to Jeffersonville —
(General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a . . . Map (db m46696) HM
11Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.2008.01 — Hannah Toliver
Side A Emancipation Proclamation (1863) did not free slaves in Kentucky. In April 1864, Hannah Toliver, a free black woman living in Jeffersonville, was arrested for aiding a fugitive slave from Kentucky. In May, she was convicted and . . . Map (db m100710) HM
12Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Historic Flood of 1937
In January 1937 the Ohio River flooded, causing damage to nearby towns in Ohio, Indian, Kentucky, and Illinois. At one point during the crisis, the entire river, 981 miles long, was above floodstage. Thousands of people lost their homes, and . . . Map (db m186824) HM
13Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Steamboats and Shipyards
Howard's Shipyard, Barmore Shipyard, French Brothers and later the Sweeney Brothers Shipyard and Foundry all put Jeffersonville on the map as the premier builder of steamboats. Howard's Shipyard also built a number of the LSTs during World War II. . . . Map (db m186829) HM
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14Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — U.S. Quartermaster Depot
Located on 10th Street, the Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot was built 1871-74 on land donated by the city to the Federal government. It served from the Indian Wars of the 1870s through the Korean War and made many contributions to America, . . . Map (db m186827) HM
15Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Veterans Memorial
In Honor of those who Served ( Bronze Plaque ) United Spanish War Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars The American Legion Dedicated May 30, 1955Map (db m46730) WM
16Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Warder Park
Named in honor of Luther Fairfax Warder Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms (1875 – 1883 ) – • – (1887 – 1891) He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the . . . Map (db m46767) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022