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Gibson County Indiana Historical Markers

 
Looking South - - Wabash & Erie Canal Marker image, Touch for more information
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 1, 2011
Looking South - - Wabash & Erie Canal Marker
Indiana (Gibson County), Francisco — Wabash & Erie Canal
( At Top - - Canal Map & Points of Interest ) Here is a section of the Wabash & Erie Canal still visible in Gibson County. Construction of the approx. 460 mi. canal. The longest in North America. Began in 1832 & was completed in 1853. One . . . — Map (db m47806) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Mackey — Morton Cemetery
Established 1840 A Historic Cemetery Listed In Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of The Indiana Department of Natural Resources — Map (db m63745) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Oakland City — 26.2005.1 — James Washington Cockrum
Side 'One' Born 1799 in North Carolina. Purchased land 1818 in Gibson County. Cockrum and Jacob Warrick Hargrove laid out the town of Oakland (now Oakland City) on January 15, 1856. Cockrum and his son William Monroe Cockrum, along with . . . — Map (db m47807) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Civil War Honor Roll Memorial — 58th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry
( 1864 Monument ) Erected by the Survivors of the 58th Reg. Ind. Vol. To the memory of their deceased comrades in arms 1864 Honor the Flag ( 1914 Bronze Plaque ) This monument was erected by the 58th . . . — Map (db m48100) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County American Revolution Honor Roll
Soldiers & Patriots of the American Revolution buried in Gibson County Indiana ( Row One ) Robert Archer, S. C. • Thomas Bell, S. C. • Nicholas Boren, Penn. • David Bucklin, R. I. • Robert Cashbott, Penn. • Charles Cross, Va. • . . . — Map (db m47895) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County Civil War Memorial
(( Upper Section )) (Front) - - Resacca • Gettysburg • Chickamauga • March to the Sea (Left) - - Shiloh • Perryville • Vicksburg • Nashville (Right) - - Antietam • Franklin • Kennesaw Mt. • Fredricksburg (Back) - - Bentonville • . . . — Map (db m48172) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County Desert Storm and Desert Shield Veterans Memorial — Aug. 1990 --- Mar. 1991
Dedicated to All Gibson County service Men and Women that served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield in support or in combat from Aug. 1990 — Mar. 1991 ( Obverse Side ) Erected by Gibson Navy Mothers . . . — Map (db m47874) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County Korean - Vietnam Honor Rolls
( Center Panel ) “They have earned the undying esteem and respect of all thoughtful and freedom-loving Americans for their overriding devotion and sense of duty to our Nation.” — President Ronald Reagan — . . . — Map (db m48224) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County World Wars I and II Honor Roll
(( Center Panel )) Erected by the Service Mother ( Across Both Side Panels ) In Commemoration of the Valor and Sacrifice of our Heroes in World Wars I and II (( Left Panel )) ( Row One ) Charles T. Alvis . . . — Map (db m48101) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Judge William Prince
. . . — Map (db m47873) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — 26.2002.1 — Lyles Station
Side 'One' Settled in late 1840s by Joshua and Sanford Lyles, former slaves from Tennessee. African Methodist Episcopal Church (since 1860) and schools (1865-1958) played important roles in sustaining the community. On land donated by Joshua . . . — Map (db m47805) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Lyles Station, Indiana
1886 --- Lyles Station, Indiana --- 1986 Dedicated to preserve the memory of Joshua Lyles Lyles Station, Indiana, the State’s only remaining black-named community, was settled more than one hundred years ago by Joshua Lyles, a Freed . . . — Map (db m47898) HM

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