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Gosport, Indiana Historical Markers

 
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By Duane Hall, May 23, 2014
Ferry Bridge Marker
Indiana (Monroe County), Gosport — 53.2000.1 — Ferry Bridge
(Side One) Pennsylvania through truss iron bridge built 1903 by Lafayette Engineering Co.; crosses West Fork of White River, spans 316 feet, and rests on concrete and stone abutments. One of longest single-span iron bridges in Indiana; . . . — Map (db m74167) HM
Indiana (Owen County), Gosport — 60.1966.1 — Camp Hughes
Civil War training camp for the 59th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in 1861-62 was located one-half mile southwest of Gosport on White River. Named for former Indiana Congressman James Hughes. — Map (db m552) HM
Indiana (Owen County), Gosport — The Ten O'Clock Line
History Northern boundary of the Indiana Territory established by the 1809 Treaty of Fort Wayne between Gov. W.H. Harrison and the Indian tribes, Miami Chief Little Turtle presiding. The line followed the shadow of an upright spear at . . . — Map (db m69993) HM

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