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White County Indiana Historical Markers

 
Obverse View - - Indiana Normal Marker image, Touch for more information
By Marilyn S. Wolf, May 22, 2011
Obverse View - - Indiana Normal Marker
Indiana (White County), Burnettsville — 91.1976.1 — Indiana Normal1852-1886
On South Main Street at Pearl Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street.
Founded originally as Farmington Academy in the southwest part of town, in 1858 Joseph Baldwin opened the Indiana Normal. This was Indiana's first Normal school and the fifth in the United States. — Map (db m42663) HM
Indiana (White County), Burnettsville — 91.1992.1 — Trooper Paul Vincent Minneman
On State Road 16 at County Road N1450E, on the right when traveling west on State Road 16.
Site of gun battle May 25, 1937, with infamous Brady Gang after bank robbery in Goodland. Minneman (1904-1937) died from his wounds, the first trooper to be killed by criminals' bullets since formation of Indiana State Police in 1933. — Map (db m42662) HM
Indiana (White County), Monon — 91.1982.1 — Monon, Indiana
On East 3rd Street west of Market Street (U.S. 421), on the right when traveling east.
Monon — Intersection of the New Albany and Salem (org. 1847) and the Indianapolis, Delphi and Chicago (1878) railroads. These roads later merged to become “The Monon Route,” Indiana’s beloved “Hoosier Line,” and . . . — Map (db m994) HM
Indiana (White County), Monon — World War II Honor Roll
On North Market Street (U.S. 421) north of West 4th Street, on the left when traveling north.
1941 1945 In honor and memory of our sons and daughters who served in World War II Donald Rex Banes • George Ben McDonald Louis R. Blackburn • Richard M. Olentine Ermol R. Hall • Robert E. Raney Eugene M. Kesler • Charles Harold . . . — Map (db m42677) HM
Indiana (White County), Monticello — War on Terrorism Memorial Garden
On North Main Street north of West Broadway Street (U.S. 24), on the left when traveling north.
( Center - Engraved Walk Stone ) War on Terrorism Memorial Garden ( Left - Engraved Rock ) SPC Luke Frist Brookston, In U.S. Army Jan. 5, 2004 Iraq ( Left - Engraved Rock ) Staff Sgt. Kenneth K. . . . — Map (db m43005) WM
Indiana (White County), Monticello — White County War Memorial
On North Main Street north of West Broadway Street (a.k.a.: US 24), on the left when traveling north.
A tribute in honor of all those who served their Country from White County — Map (db m42747) HM
Indiana (White County), Wolcott — 91.1961.1 — The Wolcott House
On North Range Street (U.S. 231) at East Fox, on the right when traveling south on North Range Street.
This gracious Italianate home was built c. 1859 by Anson Wolcott, land baron, businessman, attorney, and founder of the town of Wolcott. The plans were drawn by Architect T. Tilly of Chicago. Three generations of the Wolcott family were culturally . . . — Map (db m2310) HM

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