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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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