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1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2009
1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion Memorial
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — 1968 Downtown Richmond Explosion
In memory of the forty-one persons who lost their lives in the tragic downtown explosion April 6, 1968 and with everlasting gratitude to those who helped give rebirth to this city — Map (db m21999) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — 89.2018.2 — Bishop William Paul Quinn Bethel AME Church
Side A As a traveling missionary and preacher, Quinn helped establish the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in free and slave states before the Civil War. He influenced the faith, community, and education of thousands of . . . — Map (db m120251) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Freedom Fountain
Donated and built by The Citizens of Wayne County in grateful appreciation and eternal remembrance of Wayne County Veterans, of all wars, killed in action or declared missing, who have made the supreme sacrifice that freedom . . . — Map (db m22002) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Korean War Memorial 1950 - 1955
Dedicated to those who fought to keep South Korea free and to those who maintain the vigilance. Dedicated June 23, 1984 — Map (db m22003) WM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Madonna of the Trail
(Southwest Face) N.S.D.A.R. Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days. (Northwest Face) A Nation's Highway! Once a wilderness trail over which hardy pioneers made their perilous way seeking new homes in the dense forests of the . . . — Map (db m244) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Richmond Police Department Memorial
In honor of those who gave their lives for their community Amos Markle, Mar. 13, 1884 George Little, July 8, 1916 Elmer Stephenson, July 8, 1916 John Hennigar, Oct. 21, 1924 Police Officer's Prayer “Lord I ask for courage . . . — Map (db m22017) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Richmond's Record Roots
Charles Mosey, president of Mosey Manufacturing, began his notable career by making record dies in 1946. — Map (db m22016) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Sailor Street
Named for John Sailor, Richmond's first mayor after incorporation in 1840. As taverns required a back entrance on a street, this alley north of Main, from 7th to 11th, was named Sailor Street. This site is where the Starr House, noted hotel . . . — Map (db m41478) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — The Boundary Line Between Government and Indian Lands
This Tablet Marks the Boundary Line Between Government and Indian Lands fixed by Gen. Anthony Wayne and Twelve Tribes of Indians in the Greenville Treaty 1795 also The Site of Salisbury 1/3 mile south east ---- the first . . . — Map (db m120635) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — The First Toll Gate
This tablet marks the site of the first toll gate in the state of Indiana erected about 1850. — Map (db m288) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Vietnam War Memorial 1961 - 1975
Dedicated to those who served in Vietnam — Map (db m22008) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Wayne Township World War II Memorial
A living memorial dedicated in commemoration of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II from Wayne Township In grateful tribute to all men and women of this area who have or will serve in defense of our country Rededicated by . . . — Map (db m22009) HM

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