“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 Pendleton, 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 (66) Delaware County, IN (46) Grant County, IN (116) Hamilton County, IN (65) Hancock County, IN (10) Henry County, IN (37) Tipton County, IN (8)  MadisonCounty(66) Madison County (66)  DelawareCounty(46) Delaware County (46)  GrantCounty(116) Grant County (116)  HamiltonCounty(65) Hamilton County (65)  HancockCounty(10) Hancock County (10)  HenryCounty(37) Henry County (37)  TiptonCounty(8) Tipton County (8)
Anderson is the county seat for Madison County
Pendleton is in Madison County
      Madison County (66)  
      Delaware County (46)  
      Grant County (116)  
      Hamilton County (65)  
      Hancock County (10)  
      Henry County (37)  
      Tipton County (8)  
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1 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — 48.2013.1 — Abolitionists Mobbed
(Side One) In 1843, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society sent speakers to New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana to hold "One Hundred Conventions" on abolition. When speakers encountered citizens with deeply held racist ideas, they were . . . Map (db m69254) HM
2 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Carnegie LibraryTown of Pendleton
Side A Pendleton’s first Library Association was formed in 1877. Subscribers paid $5 each for one of 200 association shares. In 1906, 18 community residents formed the Independent Social Club. Each read a book, they brought it to a meeting. . . . Map (db m104357) HM
3 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Cook's Opera HouseTown of Pendleton
With the discovery of natural gas, the turn of the 20th century brought great prosperity to Madison County. It also brought a high level of entertainment. Traveling shows crisscrossed the country via rail, performing in suitable venues. With trains . . . Map (db m231422) HM
4 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Falls ParkTown of Pendleton
Side A After decades as a milling center and stone quarry, the area around the falls was, by 1918, an eyesore. Pendleton hardware store owner and town board member B.F. Phipps felt the area should be more than the town dump. His vision: Clean it . . . Map (db m104360) HM
5 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — HistoryTown of Pendleton
As early as 1818, settlers were drawn to the Fall Creek area near the Falls that were utilized as a source of power and water. On November 10, 1823, Thomas Pendleton platted the Town of Pendleton on land that he owned. It was on this day the . . . Map (db m164180) HM
6 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — 48.2017.1 — Indians Murdered 1824
Side A U.S. took American Indian lands in central Indiana by treaty in 1818. Some Indian villages and camps remained in the area as white settlers rushed to buy land. In the spring of 1824, white men murdered nine Indian men, women and children . . . Map (db m104355) HM
7 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Interurban RailroadTown of Pendleton
First imagined around 1890 and finally realized in 1899, the Anderson-headquartered Union Traction Company built a 370-mile, electric-powered interurban railroad that connected all the cities in the “gas belt” with Indianapolis. There also were 50 . . . Map (db m231428) HM
8 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — National Register of Historic PlacesTown of Pendleton
August 8, 1988, in the dining room of the Grey Goose Inn, five Pendleton women agreed that this day would mark the founding of Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement. The fledging organization was created because Ruth Shawhan Berline, Helen . . . Map (db m231435) HM
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9 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Pendleton Town Hall ExplosionTown of Pendleton
Side A The two-story Pendleton Town Hall, fire station and police headquarters stood here. On the night of January 9, 1936, as town board members met on the second floor, some men sat talking on the first. Irvin Taylor, a 50-year-old Pendleton . . . Map (db m104358) HM
10 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Post OfficeTown of Pendleton
[east side] Postal records indicate, that the earliest mail delivery was carried by horse back in 1824, this station was known as Madison Court House. Later, with the completion of what is now known as State Road 38 mail delivery was made at . . . Map (db m164186) HM
11 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — The A.B. Taylor House
contributing building to the Pendleton Historic District as listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Built c. 1893Map (db m231419) HM
12 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — The FallsTown of Pendleton
Side A When first discovered, the falls were a natural wonder. In the midst of a dense forest flowed a pristine creek cascading over terraces of magnificent stone. According to legend, Native Americans believed the area around the falls . . . Map (db m104359) HM
13 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — Three White Men Were Hung Here
Three white men were hung here in 1825 for killing Indians.Map (db m220131) HM
14 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — 48.2019.1 — Walter Dorwin Teague / Dean of Industrial Design1883-1960
Walter Dorwin Teague Pioneering industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague grew up in Pendleton. He moved to New York City in 1903 and worked as an illustrator. By 1926, he consulted on industrial design projects. He designed for clients including . . . Map (db m231417) HM
15 Indiana, Madison County, Pendleton — William (Bill) Walker1896-1992
African American actor and activist William Walker was born in Madison County and graduated from Pendleton High School in 1915. He served in the all-Black 92nd Division in WWI. Walker performed on Broadway in the 1920s and 1930s and became a . . . Map (db m220132) HM
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Dec. 6, 2023