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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Syracuse, Indiana
Location of Syracuse, Indiana
► Kosciusko County (34) ► Elkhart County (77) ► Fulton County (16) ► Marshall County (23) ► Noble County (19) ► Wabash County (37) ► Whitley County (30)
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|This park was named for Samuel Crosson co-founder of Syracuse. In 1834, Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward built the first mill in the county on this site. The mill was destroyed by high water in 1837. The state constructed a cement dam in 1921. Eli . . . — — Map (db m73208) HM|
|Indians formerly wrapped their dead and secured them in the trees here. At the time of white settlement the wrappings were disintegrating and the bones were falling to the ground. — — Map (db m44937) HM|
One hundred years ago, the last tract of land owned by the Miami Indians, who inhabited this territory, was turned over to the government. All titles to land in this vicinity date back to 1837.
This stone commemorates . . . — — Map (db m72590) HM|
| Eastbound Side: You are now entering Papakeechie's Reservation, 36 square miles. This Miami Chief, also known as Flat Belly, held this land from 1828 to 1834 when it was returned to the National Government. It was later owned by the Wabash . . . — — Map (db m44930) HM|
|Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward came to this area in July 1835 and established a grist mill and sawmill on Turkey Creek. They founded Syracuse 11 August 1837. Crosson died at the age of 49 years. The burial site of Henry Ward is unknown. — — Map (db m74874) HM|
A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Installed 2011 Indiana Historical Bureau and Syracuse Cemetery . . . — — Map (db m73207) HM|