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Pendleton, Indiana Historical Markers

 
Abolitionists Mobbed Marker image, Touch for more information
By Duane Hall, October 10, 2013
Abolitionists Mobbed Marker
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — 48.2013.1 — Abolitionists Mobbed
(Side One) In 1843, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society sent speakers to New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana to hold "One Hundred Conventions" on abolition. When speakers encountered citizens with deeply held racist ideas, they were . . . — Map (db m69254) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — Carnegie LibraryTown of Pendleton
Side A Pendleton’s first Library Association was formed in 1877. Subscribers paid $5 each for one of 200 association shares. In 1906, 18 community residents formed the Independent Social Club. Each read a book, they brought it to a meeting. . . . — Map (db m104357) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — Falls ParkTown of Pendleton
Side A After decades as a milling center and stone quarry, the area around the falls was, by 1918, an eyesore. Pendleton hardware store owner and town board member B.F. Phipps felt the area should be more than the town dump. His vision: Clean it . . . — Map (db m104360) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — 48.2017.1 — Indians Murdered 1824
Side A U.S. took American Indian lands in central Indiana by treaty in 1818. Some Indian villages and camps remained in the area as white settlers rushed to buy land. In the spring of 1824, white men murdered nine Indian men, women and children . . . — Map (db m104355) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — Pendleton Town Hall ExplosionTown of Pendleton
Side A The two-story Pendleton Town Hall, fire station and police headquarters stood here. On the night of January 9, 1936, as town board members met on the second floor, some men sat talking on the first. Irvin Taylor, a 50-year-old Pendleton . . . — Map (db m104358) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — The FallsTown of Pendleton
Side A When first discovered, the falls were a natural wonder. In the midst of a dense forest flowed a pristine creek cascading over terraces of magnificent stone. According to legend, Native Americans believed the area around the falls . . . — Map (db m104359) HM
Indiana (Madison County), Pendleton — Three White Men Were Hung Here
Three white men were hung here in 1825 for killing Indians. — Map (db m225) HM

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