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Sullivan County Indiana Historical Markers

 
Side B - - Westernmost Naval Battle of the Revolution Marker image, Touch for more information
By Al Wolf, October 10, 2009
Side B - - Westernmost Naval Battle of the Revolution Marker
Indiana (Sullivan County), Carlisle — 77.1985.1 — Westernmost Naval Battle of the Revolution Col. George Rogers Clark —
On 25 February 1779 Col. George Rogers Clark captured Ft. Sackville at Vincennes from the British. About 6 miles west at Pointe Coupee on the Wabash River on 2 March 1779 Capt. Leonard Helm commanding 3 boats and 50 volunteers from Vincennes . . . — Map (db m23202) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Fairbanks — 77.1992.1 — A Civil War Murder John Drake - Shot —
Numerous violent conflicts erupted in Sullivan County during the Civil War over differing war sentiments. On July 14, 1864, anti-war Democrat John Drake was fatally shot at a community picnic near here. The Union soldier who shot Drake was . . . — Map (db m21763) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Fairbanks — 77.1989.4 — Fairbanks' Massacre Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks —
A War of 1812 military action occurred in September 1812 three miles west/southwest of here. While escorting supplies from Fort Knox near Vincennes to Fort Harrison at Terre Haute, Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks and approximately a dozen soldiers were . . . — Map (db m21761) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Graysville — 77.1972.1 — Grave of Jane Todd Crawford First Ovariotomy Performed —
Pioneer Heroine of Abdominal Surgery Jane Todd was born in Virginia in 1763. In 1805 she and her husband, Thomas Crawford, moved to Green County, Ky. Suffering from a huge abdominal tumor, she rode 60 miles to Danville, Ky., to submit to an . . . — Map (db m21734) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Sullivan — Global War on Terrorism
In Loving Memory Global War on Terrorism Norman Kyle Snyder Matthew A. Kimmell — Map (db m21769) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Sullivan — Korean War & Vietnam War - - Veterans Sullivan County Indiana
( Front Side ) In Loving Memory ( Row One ) Korean War Veterans Norman G. Davis Willard M. Gipson Joe E. Laughlin Raymond E. Lawhorn Chester Grant Lundy, Jr. Robert E. Zellars Vietnam — Gerald . . . — Map (db m21778) WM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Sullivan — 77.2008.1 — Sullivan Carnegie Library
Side A: Women's Club of Sullivan was instrumental in forming Public Library Board 1902. Andrew Carnegie donated $10,000 after site and required local funding secured December 1903. Cornerstone was laid June 11, 1904; building dedicated . . . — Map (db m21733) HM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Sullivan — World War I & World War I I Memorial Sullivan County Indiana
In Loving Memory World War I ( Left Column ) Clarence Adams John Adams Orvil C. Allen James Anderson Everett Bedwell Robert T. Bird Flossie B. Brownless Scott Coffman Charles E. Cooper Paul Cross ( . . . — Map (db m21779) WM

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