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Lawrenceburg, Indiana Historical Markers

 
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Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln made a famous pre-inaugural speech from his train platform near here Feb. 12, 1861, placing emphasis on the people's part in justice and good government. — Map (db m20600) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Captain Samuel C. Vance — 1802 - 2002 Bicentennial Memorial to The Common Man — " The Flatboat " - Mode of River travel in 1802
Plaque One Captain Samuel C. Vance Our Founder Plaque Two In memory of Captain Vance and the pioneer families who endured the hardships of flatboat travel to reach this place in the wilderness. They lived in log cabins . . . — Map (db m20604) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County
Formed by proclamation of Indiana Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison March 7, 1803. Named in honor of Major General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War. The third county to be formed, it was originally much larger. Its present boundaries . . . — Map (db m22103) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial — 1775 — 1783
In Honor of the Soldiers of the American Revolution buried in Dearborn County Their names are recorded in the County Auditor's Office Book 29 - Page 250. — Map (db m22174) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County Korean War Memorial
KOREAN WAR This plaque is dedicated in grateful remembrance of the men of Dearborn County who served their Country in the Korean War. In God we trust — Map (db m22173) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County World War I War Memorial
Honor Roll In Grateful remembrance of the boys of Dearborn County who gave their lives in the World War 1917 - 1918. Erected by the Citizens of Dearborn County, Indiana Walter Ahrens • Henry Fred Amm • Elmer Andrews • Hobart S. . . . — Map (db m22203) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County World War II War Memorial
WORLD WAR II For God and Country This tablet is erected in honor of the men who answered their country's call and gave their lives for freedom — Map (db m22175) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Hunt House Hotel — Federal Style — 1819
1812 • Jacob Horner buys lot #157, builds log tavern on corner. 1817 • Jesse Hunt leases Horner’s Tavern. 1818 • Hunt purchases and removes log tavern. 1819 • Hunt builds first 3-story brick building in Indiana, Benj. Stockman, brick . . . — Map (db m22033) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — James Buchanan Eads
Born in Lawrenceburg, became a famous engineer who built the Eads Bridge arched over the Mississippi at St. Louis and jetties at New Orleans. During the Civil War President Lincoln commissioned him to design and build ironclad gunboats for the Union . . . — Map (db m66910) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Lawrenceburg — Founded 1802
Birthplace of two Indiana Governors. Albert Gallatin Porter, eighteenth Governor (1881-1885), born here April 20, 1824, died Indianapolis, May 3, 1897; and Winfield Taylor Durbin, twenty-fourth Governor (1901-1905), born here May 4, 1847, died . . . — Map (db m66907) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Lawrenceburgh — First in New Modes of Transportation
1802 Lawrenceburgh First in New Modes of Transportation 1802 - - Village of Lawrenceburgh founded in the Wilderness by Capt. Samuel C. Vance Commerce and travel are via the Ohio River. Pioneers constructed flatboats to . . . — Map (db m22029) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Medal of Honor Citations — Civil War — Dearborn County (Indiana)
Dearborn County Medal of Honor Citations Civil War Name Awarded Pvt. William Shepherd - - May 3, 1865 Pvt. Frank Stolz - - July 9, 1894 Pvt. David H. Helms - - - July 26, 1894 Pvt. Thomas A. Blasdel - - - August 11, . . . — Map (db m22171) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — The Price of Freedom
- - -( Center Section )- - - ( Center - Memorial ) + + + THE PRICE OF FREEDOM + + + Dedicated in Honor of All men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and Sacrificed Unselfishly for the Freedom of the United States of . . . — Map (db m22301) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — The Spirits of Lawrenceburg
Army Captain Samuel Colville Vance was a surveyor for the United States government living in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1802 he purchased all the land comprising the original town of "Lawrenceburgh." At that time the land was part of Hamilton County, . . . — Map (db m66906) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Vietnam War Memorial — Dearborn County Indiana
In God We Trust In Grateful remembrance of the men of Dearborn County who gave their lives in the Vietnam War, erected by the Citizens of Dearborn County, Indiana. Honor Roll, first column: William Omer Burkett • Thomas Denning • . . . — Map (db m22202) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Vietnam War Memorial - - Dearborn County Lawrenceburg Indiana
In Memory of our Vietnam Veterans Killed in Action Vietnam War 1959 - 1975 Dedicated July 4, 2000 Lary Dale Fogle • U.S. Army PFC - - Killed in Action December 20, 1965 - Saigon, South Vietnam Thomas George Denning • U.S.M.C. LCPL . . . — Map (db m22037) HM

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