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By Duane Hall, March 16, 2013
De Witt Pioneer Home Marker
Indiana (Shelby County), Ray's Crossing — 73.1959.1 — De Witt Pioneer Home
On County Road 625E 0.4 miles north of E. Union Rd, on the right when traveling north.
Peter De Witt erected on this site in 1821 the first home in what is now Union Township, Shelby County. — Map (db m63826) HM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Civil War Memorial - Shelby County Indiana
On South Harrison Street north of West Taylor Street, on the left when traveling north.
( Engraved on Front ): Dumont Post No. 18 1861 - - - 1865 We honor you for your valiant service to our Country, in time of War, and in time of Peace. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Number of enlistments, 3261. ( . . . — Map (db m32222) WM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Historic Shelbyville High School 1896
Near West Broadway Street near South Tompkins Street.
This historic building was built in 1896 in the Victorian Eclectic style and served as Shelbyville High School through 1911. The building is a contributing historic structure in two historic districts: The Westside Historic District and the . . . — Map (db m127148) HM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 73.1966.2 — Indiana's First Railroad
Near State Road 44 east of Vine Street. Reported missing.
An experimental two mile road was completed to this point on July 4, 1834. A horse-drawn car carried Hoosiers on a railroad for the first time. — Map (db m66839) HM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 73.1996.1 — Site of Home of Thomas Andrews Hendricks September 7, 1819 - November 25, 1885
On N. Harrison St at E. Mechanic St, on the right when traveling north on N. Harrison St.
Outstanding lawyer; member Indiana legislature; delegate, Second Constitutional Convention, 1850-1851; Indiana Congressman, 1851-1855; United States Senator, 1863-1869; Governor of Indiana, 1873-1877; and Vice-President of the United States, 1885. — Map (db m63820) HM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 73.2011.1 — Whetzel Trace After the War of 1812
On State Road 9 (State Road 9) 0.5 miles north of County Road 425N, on the left when traveling north.
Side A After the War of 1812, the U.S. renewed efforts to obtain Indian lands in the Indiana Territory. In October 1818, the Miami, Potawatomi, Wea, and Delaware nations under pressure signed treaties with the U.S. exchanging . . . — Map (db m59598) HM

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