“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Matthews, Indiana Historical Markers

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By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
Covered Bridge Marker
Indiana (Grant County), Matthews — Covered Bridge
Built at New Cumberland in 1877 by William Parks of Marion at a cost of $722. The 1913 flood floated the bridge a half mile downstream. It was returned to its foundations by rollers and horsepower. New Cumberland was the second community in Grant . . . — Map (db m7479) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Matthews — Cumberland Covered Bridge
The Cumberland Covered Bridge was built in 1877. During the Great Flood of 1913, it was washed downstream. On March 26th 1913, the Mississinewa River floodwaters rose high enough (Fig. 2, 3) to push the Cumberland Covered Bridge from its . . . — Map (db m71494) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Matthews — Lt. Col. Thomas W. (Bill) Boles Memorial Flag Pole
In memory of Lt. Col. Thomas W. (Bill) Boles U.S. Air Force in honor of all veterans — Map (db m141953) WM
Indiana (Grant County), Matthews — Matthews Veterans Memorial
In honor of the citizens of Matthews & community who served in the armed forces of their country They served without thought of self, that the principles of liberty, justice and equality might prevail for all . . . — Map (db m141914) HM
Indiana (Grant County), Matthews — 27.1995.2 — The Village of Trask
Trask, like other pioneer villages, served an important commercial, social, and educational role for early settlers. The post office (1846-1901) marked the start and end of Trask's official existence. As travel improved, such villages disappeared or . . . — Map (db m63802) HM

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