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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rensselaer, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Jasper 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 Jasper County, IN (13) Benton County, IN (5) Lake County, IN (11) LaPorte County, IN (53) Newton County, IN (2) Porter County, IN (29) Pulaski County, IN (6) Starke County, IN (4) White County, IN (7)  JasperCounty(13) Jasper County (13)  BentonCounty(5) Benton County (5)  LakeCounty(11) Lake County (11)  LaPorteCounty(53) LaPorte County (53)  NewtonCounty(2) Newton County (2)  PorterCounty(29) Porter County (29)  PulaskiCounty(6) Pulaski County (6)  StarkeCounty(4) Starke County (4)  WhiteCounty(7) White County (7)
Location of Rensselaer, Indiana
    Jasper County (13)
    Benton County (5)
    Lake County (11)
    LaPorte County (53)
    Newton County (2)
    Porter County (29)
    Pulaski County (6)
    Starke County (4)
    White County (7)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — First Cabin in Rensselaer
This tablet marks the site of the first cabin in Rensselaer. Built and occupied by Joseph Yeoman and wife, December 1836. — Map (db m27714) HM
2Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — 37.1964.1 — General Robert H. Milroy
General Robert H. Milroy, 1816–1890, was appointed colonel of the 9th Indiana Infantry, later promoted to brigadier and major general. He saw extensive action in western Virginia. After the war he served as Indian agent in State of Washington. — Map (db m2312) HM
3Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — 37.2008.1 — James Frederick Hanley
Born February 17, 1892 in Rensselaer; became part of New York Tin Pan Alley music scene. Wrote for Broadway musicals such hits as "Second Hand Rose" (Grant Clarke, lyrics) for Fanny Brice (1921 Ziegfeld Follies) and "Zing! Went the Strings of . . . — Map (db m27712) HM
4Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — James Van Rensselaer1784 - 1847
Founder of the town of Rensselaer, Ind. Came to Jasper Co., Ind. 1836 — Map (db m27705) HM
5Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — Jasper County Veterans Memorial
In honor of all who served our country in the Armed Forces from Jasper County — Map (db m27713) WM
6Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — Jasper County World War Memorial
To honor those who went from Jasper County to serve in The World War Dedicated November 11, 1927 — Map (db m27706) HM
7Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — Memorial Park(Flat Iron)
In honor of all veterans who served our country. — Map (db m27710) WM
8Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — Rensselaer Power Plant1939
Incorporated as a municipal steam power plant in 1898. Changed to diesel power in 1925. Remodeled and enlarged in 1939. Chas S Chamberlin • Superintendent Louis C Ramp • Asst Superintendent J W Moore & Son • Consulting Engineers . . . — Map (db m27808) HM
9Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — 37.1971.1 — St. Joseph’s Indian Normal School1888–1896
Erected by the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions with funds from Katharine Drexel and operated by the Society of the Precious Blood with federal funds, 60 Indian boys from distant reservations were annually trained here. — Map (db m2311) HM
10Indiana (Jasper County), Rensselaer — Trinity United Methodist Church
Originally called Iroquois Mission was the first religious organization in Jasper County Established October 22, 1833 — Map (db m27711) HM
 
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