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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kokomo, Indiana
Location of Kokomo, Indiana
► Howard County (6) ► Carroll County (67) ► Cass County (5) ► Clinton County (4) ► Grant County (36) ► Miami County (8) ► Tipton County (8)
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|Few facts are known about “Chief” Kokomo. Even his name is variously translated as Black Walnut, She Bear, The Diver or Old Woman. David Foster is said to have called him “the orneriest old Indian I ever knew.” This 1962 . . . — — Map (db m166536) HM|
|Here on July 4, 1894, Elwood Haynes made the first test run of an automobile which he designed and built. His car reached a speed of about seven miles per hour over a six mile course on the Pumpkinvine Pike. — — Map (db m1455) HM|
|Kokomo Opalescent Glass Company, at 1310 Market Street, is an early natural gas boom business. Established in 1888, it is the oldest producer in the country of colored glass for residential, commercial and industrial uses. Workers carry ladles of . . . — — Map (db m166458) HM|
|The bronze sculpture of a Miami Native American maiden was dedicated Jan. 22, 2009. The sculpture was named Manetoowa, which is “spirit” in Miami language. Brian Buchanan, chief of the Miami Nation, and other members of the Miami Nation . . . — — Map (db m166448) HM|
|Seiberling Mansion was built in 1890 for
Monroe Seiberling, a well-known Kokomo
natural gas boom industrialist. His elaborate
Neo-Jacobean, Romanesque Revival mansion
took three years to build, costing $50,000.
George Kingston, inventor of the . . . — — Map (db m141064) HM|
|Removed to Highland Park 1957 by Howard County Historical Society — — Map (db m161456) HM|