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Brookville, Indiana Historical Markers

 
Obverse Side - - Abram Hammond Marker image, Touch for more information
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
Obverse Side - - Abram Hammond Marker
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — Abram Hammond
. . . — Map (db m44705) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — Brookville College
Site of Brookville College erected 1852 - - 1872. “Julia Dumont Society” founded here December 16th 1853. Original building purchased by Brookville and served as Public School 1873 - - 1912. Building razed 1912 and present . . . — Map (db m44698) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1992.1 — Brookville Historic District
Platted 1808 along Whitewater River, Brookville was an important entry point to interior lands opened to settlement. The district's concentration of well-preserved buildings reflects the city's continued prosperity. Brookville Historic District . . . — Map (db m44697) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1966.1 — Brookville, Franklin County — ( Platted 1808 )
. . . — Map (db m44695) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1995.2 — Brookville's Carnegie Library
Dedicated in 1912, starting with approximately 600 books; collections and services have expanded to meet needs of local patrons. One of 1, 679 libraries built in U.S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie . . . — Map (db m44694) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.2002.1 — Brookville's Grandstand
Side one This grandstand built 1922 to seat 1, 000 and serve fans of new Brookville semi-pro team. Twenty box seats included to help pay for construction. Central platform included for community activities. Facility later used for youth . . . — Map (db m44693) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — Franklin County War Memorial
( Plaque ) The original monument on this site was erected by the Grand Army of The Republic and bore the following inscription: “I am dying, but I die for my Country” Gen. P. A. Hackleman was the only General from Indiana . . . — Map (db m44901) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — Goodwin Home
Built by John D. Howland circa 1856~1857. Later owned and occupied by John H. Farquhar, Merchant, Member of Congress; Aaron C. Miller, Merchant; John C. Hitt, Banker; Dr. John R. Goodwin, Banker, Civil War Surgeon, Paymaster in the Department of the . . . — Map (db m94158) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1995.3 — Intersection of Treaty Lines
One mile south is intersection of western boundary line of Treaty of Greenville, Ohio (1795) and Treaty of Grouseland, near Vincennes (1805), northeastern boundary line. By these treaties, Native American tribes ceded land to the United States . . . — Map (db m66866) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — James Brown RayFeb. 19, 1794 ~ Aug. 4, 1848
Governor of Indiana, 1825 ~ 1831. Erected this house circa 1821 ~ 1822. Palladian window and transom fan~light considered "too aristocratic" by early Hoosiers. — Map (db m94157) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1949.1 — Little Cedar Grove Baptist Church
Built in 1812, this is the oldest church building still on its original location in the state. Interior shows rifle openings in walls, a balcony and raised pulpit. Burial plot adjoins church. — Map (db m44920) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — Old Brookville Church and Cemetery
First permanent Church in Brookville was built by Methodists 1820. It was occupied by Methodists 1821 - 1839 Presbyterians 1839 - 1855 Lutherans 1855 - 1922 Baptists since 1953 Many Brookville early . . . — Map (db m44699) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — 24.1995.1 — Old Franklin United Brethren Church
United Brethren among earliest settlers in eastern Indiana during territorial period. Original structure, built 1831, one of first United Brethren churches in Indiana. Evangelical United Brethren Church joined Methodist Church to become United . . . — Map (db m66867) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — The Courthouse Square
. . . — Map (db m44703) HM
Indiana (Franklin County), Brookville — The Purple Heart — Honor and Memory of All Veterans
( Emblem - - “The Purple Heart” ) Dedicated to those who have received or will receive our Nations Oldest Decoration the Purple Heart In honor and memory of all veterans who served and died for Freedom. Let . . . — Map (db m44692) WM

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