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Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls Marker image, Touch for more information
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls Marker
Illinois (Champaign County), Champaign — Champaign's Lincoln — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section Until the Illinois Central Railroad rolled into town, geese flocked to a pond in this vicinity. The IC cleared the pond and donated the land to the Congregationalist (today the Community United Church of Christ). Their . . . — Map (db m31113) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Champaign — The First Congregational Church — Champaign Historic Site
The First Congregational Church, built in 1855-56, was popularly known as the “Goose Pond” Church, because the site was once a water-filled area, home to flocks of wild geese and ducks. The church became a meeting center for numerous . . . — Map (db m31118) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Homer — Beginning of the Lincoln Circuit Trail — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial Circuit
A National Historic trail of the Boy Scouts of America established in 1963 as part of the circuit traveled between Urbana and Danville, Il. By Abraham Lincoln on the Eighth Judicial District in 1847 - 1859. The trail traverses 16 miles easterly . . . — Map (db m23955) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Homer — On The Bloomington Road / The Clark Neighborhood — Looking for Lincoln
On the Bloomington Road The Fort Clark Road, later known as the Bloomington or State Road, was an important artery for commerce between Danville and Urbana. The road was first approved in 1826 by the Illinois Assembly. It was the first . . . — Map (db m23850) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Homer — Potawatomi Trail of Death — Davis' Point Encampment — September 20, 1838
Some 800 Potawatomi were forcibly removed by U.S. and Indiana officials from near Plymouth, Indiana and taken to eastern Kansas in 1838. Enroute 39 recorded deaths occurred. This tragic event became known as the “Trail of Death”. The . . . — Map (db m32503) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Mahomet — Champaign County's Lincoln — Looking for Lincoln
(Top Section) Champaign County was always on Lincoln’s circuit. Abraham Lincoln spent nearly 20 years of his life practicing law on the 8th Judicial Circuit, traveling from one county seat to another. Even as the circuit shrank while . . . — Map (db m24340) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Mahomet — Lincoln's Mahomet / Mahomet's Lincoln — Looking for Lincoln
Lincoln’s Mahomet Upper Section The village of Middletown-Mahomet was platted by Daniel Porter in 1832 on the west bank of the Sangamon River near its headwaters. The main street of the village was actually a new road, made necessary by . . . — Map (db m24374) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Ogden — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Champaign / Vermilion Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10987) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Sadorus — Henry Sadorus — First White Settler
In memory of Henry Sadorus First White Settler in Champaign County March 7, 1824 — Map (db m33301) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Sadorus — Potawatomi Trail of Death — Sadorus's Grove Encampment — September 22, 1838
Over 800 Potawatomi were forcibly removed from near Plymouth, Indiana by U. S. And Indiana Officials and taken to eastern Kansas in 1838. This historic event was named the “Trail of Death” after the tragic occurrence of 39 recorded . . . — Map (db m33251) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Sidney — Potawatomi Trail of Death — Sidney Encampment — September 21, 1838
Over 800 Potawatomi encamped at Sidney after their forced removal by U.S. and Indiana officials from near Plymouth, Indiana. They were being marched to eastern Kansas. Two people died at Sidney, including a child. A total of 39 Potawatomi tragically . . . — Map (db m33248) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), St. Joseph — Lincoln at Kelley's Tavern — Looking for Lincoln
Kelley’s Tavern was originally called Strong’s Inn after Cyrus Strong, who built a mud-mortar log cabin here in the 1830's. The inn at Strong’s Ford was a stop on the Bloomington or State Road from Danville west to Urbana. Kelley’s Inn was a stop . . . — Map (db m23803) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Tolono — Lincoln in Tolono — Looking for Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln traveled through Tolono by locomotive at least eighteen times. He whiled the time away for his train connections by playing horseshoes and visiting with the Tolono residents. While campaigning in Illinois, Lincoln would frequently . . . — Map (db m23816) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Urbana — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Urbana, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12194) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Urbana — Lincoln & Photography — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section During the Spring term of the Circuit Court in 1858, Abraham Lincoln sat for a portrait with photographer Samuel Alschuler. Alschuler’s studio was on the second floor of the Lowenstern Building, at the southwest corner of . . . — Map (db m31120) HM
Illinois (Champaign County), Urbana — Urbana's Lincoln — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section Murder, larceny, and even rape- - -the young circuit lawyer Abraham Lincoln, practicing in Urbana, handled cases involving all of these in the courthouse which stood on this city block. Lincoln unsuccessfully defended . . . — Map (db m31119) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Mount Auburn — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Macon / Christian Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12200) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Taylorville — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Taylorville, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m12204) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Taylorville — Christian County Coal Miners — Taylorville, Illinois
In Memory and Honor of Christian County Coal Miners — Map (db m12399) HM
Illinois (Christian County), Taylorville — The Last Stop — "Looking for Lincoln"
“I had pleasant accommodations at Taylorville in company with Mr. Lincoln & Mr. Thorton,” Circuit Judge David Davis once wrote from here. He found this town–the last county seat on his circuit route–to be . . . — Map (db m12208) HM
Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — James Jones 1921 - 77 — The Handy Writers' Colony
From Here to Eternity author James Jones co-founded The Handy Writers’ Colony (1949-1964) at the West edge of Marshall with his mentor Lowney Turner Handy and her husband, Harry. Jones wrote Some Came Running here before moving to New . . . — Map (db m23336) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Charleston, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10938) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Coles County - - Civil War Memorial
(Upper Portion):Tribute of Coles County in Honor of her Sons who fought for The Union 1775 - - 1781 1812 - - 1815 1846 - - 1848 1861 - - 1865 1898 - - 1898 (Lower Portion):A house divided against its self cannot stand. I believe . . . — Map (db m11122) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Coles County War Memorial
This Memorial is dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces in all wars for the United States of America. — Map (db m11000) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Rally After the Debate / Lincoln in Coles County — Looking for Lincoln
Side One Top Section Nineteenth-century Illinois political campaigns and rallies were raucous affairs, part entertainment and part serious politics. The candidates were often accompanied or preceded by marchers, fireworks, flag . . . — Map (db m30866) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Lerna — Lincoln's Care for His Family — Looking for Lincoln
Left Section Abraham Lincoln was a frequent visitor to Cole County in the 1840's, traveling on the judicial circuit. In Charleston, according to Amanda Hanks Poorman (the daughter of Dennis Hanks), Lincoln would use the Hanks’s horse . . . — Map (db m30847) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Lerna — Moore House
Here on January 31, 1861, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln visited his stepmother, Mrs. Sarah Bush Lincoln and her daughter Mrs. Reuben Moore (Matilda Johnston). This was his last visit to Coles County before leaving Illinois for his inauguration. . . . — Map (db m30888) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Lerna — The Last Lincoln Farm
In 1837 Thomas Lincoln erected a cabin on a tract of land situated one-half mile to the east. Here he resided until his death in 1851. Abraham Lincoln visited here frequently, and after 1841 held title to forty acres of land on which his parents . . . — Map (db m30933) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Lerna — The Reuben Moore Home
Left Panel: “This will certify that the foregoing plot of the town of Farmington laid by me as proprietor is correct. Witness my hand and seal this 30th day of April 1852.” J. J. . . . — Map (db m30979) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Mattoon — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Shelby / Coles Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10989) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Mattoon — General U. S Grant took Command
General U. S Grant near this spot on June 15, 1861 took command of his first troops in the Civil War 21st Ill. Inf. — Map (db m30903) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Mattoon — Lincoln's Last Visit / The Debaters in Mattoon — Looking for Lincoln
Side One Top Section Abraham Lincoln’s last visit to Cole County was indeed of a personal nature. Lincoln was described as he left Springfield by Henry C. Whitney, who accompanied him part of the way on the train: “. . . . . — Map (db m30840) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Mattoon — Site of The Village of Richmond — Founded August 27, 1836
On this spot stood the Clapboard Inn, General Store, and Post Office of the early settlers, including the Lincoln family. The survey of the Village shows thirty-seven lots. Main Street, sixty feet wide, ran immediately with the State Road and . . . — Map (db m10991) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — Civil War Memorial
1861 - - - - 1865 In Grateful remembrance of the Civil War Veterans — Map (db m30880) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River
Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River South of Oakland about 1936. Donated to the City of Oakland by the Curtis Family in memory of Walter A. and Georgia (Swinford) Curtis. Mill was in use about 1850. — Map (db m30885) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — Home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford
This was the home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford, who was involved in 1847 in a case in which Abraham Lincoln represented a slaveholder. Rutherford and Gideon Ashmore harbored a family of slaves who had sought their help. The slaves belonged to Robert . . . — Map (db m30877) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — Oakland, Illinois Community W. W. I War Memorial
Front Section Lucy M. Reeds Red Cross Nurse Overseas Soldiers Overseas Column One George L. Adams • Samuel Adams • Floyd Annin • Harry Annin • Archie Ashmore • Frank Ashmore • Logan W. Blevins, Sergt. • Frank . . . — Map (db m30995) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — The Matson Slave Trial — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section Dr. Hiram Rutherford was a key person involved in Abraham Lincoln’s famous slave case, the only instance in his career where Lincoln represented the rights of a slave owner. Robert Matson brought slaves from Kentucky to work his . . . — Map (db m30867) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Auntie Gogin's Store
On this block Mary Ann (Elwell) Gogin operated a General Merchandise Store in the late nineteenth century. One of the first women in Illinois to own and manage her own store. Mrs. Gogin was affectionately known as "Auntie" to the residents of . . . — Map (db m23315) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Cullom Homestead
Here stood the home of Edward N. Cullom who with Joseph Kitchell platted the Village of Palestine in 1818. They donated to the county the land including the Public Square for the County Seat. Early court sessions were held in the Cullom home. — Map (db m23311) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Dubois Tavern
Here stood the Dubois Tavern. Jesse K. Dubois, a close friend of Abraham Lincoln, was an official in the United States Land Office in Palestine from 1849-1853 and later became the Auditor of Public Accounts for Illinois. His son, Fred T. Dubois, . . . — Map (db m23309) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Fort Foot
About 1813 the William Eaton family and other restless pioneers considered Fort LaMotte too crowded and therefore constructed a new stockade on a site several hundred yards North of here. A family trait of the Eatons, large feet, led to the name . . . — Map (db m23319) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Fort LaMotte
About 1812 the settlers in this area built Fort LaMotte for protection from hostile indians. The pioneers farmed the adjoining land but stayed within easy reach of the protective walls. After the War of 1812 the Indian threat diminished and . . . — Map (db m23308) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Gov. Augustus C. French
On this site stood the home of Augustus C. French (1808-1864) when he was elected the ninth Governor of Illinois. The early settlers in Illinois came mostly from Southern States so that French, a native of New Hampshire, was the first "Yankee" to . . . — Map (db m23318) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Houston - Dickson Store
Two early residents of Palestine, John Houston and Francis Dickson, purchased this lot as the site for a combination dwelling and store about 1818. By 1820 their stock of merchandise provided nearby settlers with goods which they previously had . . . — Map (db m23313) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Kitchell Grist Mill
In this area Joseph Kitchell who settled here in 1817 erected a Grist Mill and Distillery which eliminated the trip to Shakertown, Indiana where the farmers had previously taken their grain. Horses were used for power, grain was taken in pay, . . . — Map (db m23307) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Palestine, Illinois
This area reminded Frenchman John LaMotte of the land of milk and honey, Palestine. While a member of the LaSalle exploring party, he became separated from the group, traveled down the Wabash River, and first gazed upon the region in 1678. Other . . . — Map (db m23328) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — Rousch Brothers - - Aviation Pioneers
Usher - October13, 1891 - - April 4, 1941. Built his first airplane in 1909. From 1913-1927 he learned to fly, barnstormed, and did stunt flying. Pilot and instructor for Interstate Airline and American Airways 1928-1930 and American Airlines . . . — Map (db m23331) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — The Fife Opera House
The Fife Opera House, located on the second floor of the Fife Hardware Store, was built by David Fife. It operated from 1901-1912. It seated 700 people on red leather seats, had electric fans and was heated with a coal furnace. There were five . . . — Map (db m23314) HM
Illinois (Crawford County), Palestine — United States Land Office
A United States Land Office was located at this site in 1820 and operated until 1855. Settlers from as far as Chicago came here to file on homesteads. Young Abraham Lincoln passing through Palestine in 1830 with his family in emigrant wagons . . . — Map (db m23316) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — “You can fool all the people part of the time . . .” — Lincoln Speech, July 27, 1858
“You can fool all the people part of the time and part of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all the time.” Spoken in an address in Clinton July 27, 1858 by           Abraham Lincoln “I . . . — Map (db m11030) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Clinton, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10959) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — DeWitt County War Memorial — DeWitt, Illinois
In Memoriam Dedicated to the men and women of DeWitt County who served in the Cause of Freedom. — Map (db m10961) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Friends To The End — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section During the twenty years Abraham Lincoln attended the DeWitt County Court on the Eighth Judicial Circuit, he and Clifton H. Moore, Clinton’s first resident attorney, developed a deep friendship as well as a mutual law . . . — Map (db m24298) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Humorous Moments — Looking for Lincoln
Barnett Tavern, owned and operated by Alvin and Rebecca Barnett, stood at 200 South Center Street. The two-story home was a stopping-place for weary travelers, circuit lawyers, and judges journeying across the Illinois prairie. When in Clinton, . . . — Map (db m24236) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Lincoln and The Law — Looking for Lincoln
During his twenty years on the Eighth Judicial Circuit, Abraham Lincoln tried numerous cases in the DeWitt County courthouses, including a slander case involving William Dungey. Dungey, “a dark skinned man of Portuguese descent,” . . . — Map (db m24237) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Lincoln at Work and Play — You Can't Fool the People — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section DeWitt County was part of the Eighth Judicial Circuit from its beginning, and so was Abraham Lincoln, who attended the first session of DeWitt Circuit Court in Clinton on October 24, 1839. Court sessions were held each . . . — Map (db m24321) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Lincoln's Friends and Foes — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section This satirical February 1863 editorial illustration, titled “The Copperhead Party, “ depicts three Copperheads advancing on Columbia. Copperheads were Southern sympathizers who saw themselves as “Peace . . . — Map (db m24235) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Lincoln's Hat — Looking for Lincoln
A proper Presbyterian Church was under construction in the summer of 1859. A floor was laid, walls, roof, and belfry nearly completed, when “a halt due to lack of funds” occurred. In October 1859, money was urgently needed to . . . — Map (db m24247) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — On The Campaign Trail — Looking for Lincoln
Top Section Clifton H. Moore, DeWitt County’s first resident attorney, built this stately brick home in 1857-58 on an eighty-acre tract of land purchased from Judge David Davis. The original house suffered damage from a windstorm and now lacks . . . — Map (db m24301) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — War on the Horizon — Looking for Lincoln
Left Section When Lincoln called for troops to defend the Union, the men and boys of DeWitt County heeded his urgent request. Some who volunteered were from families who had know and befriended Lincoln during his days as a prairie lawyer . . . — Map (db m24253) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — Warner's Memories / Lawyers and Book Lovers — Looking for Lincoln
Warner's Memories Top Section Lincoln traveled the Eighth Judicial Circuit six months a year, becoming close friends with his fellow lawyers, with whom he shared, not only courtroom, but also meals, an easy camaraderie, and often a . . . — Map (db m24325) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), DeWitt — The Law and Lodging / Whiskey Mayhem — Looking for Lincoln
The Law and Lodging Top Section During his years traveling the Eighth Judicial Circuit, Abraham Lincoln was the overnight guest of many DeWitt County residents. As a frontier lawyer, he spent several months per year . . . — Map (db m24371) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Kenney — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Logan / DeWitt Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m12193) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 93)
One of the original Milestones which marked the trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 93 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11651) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — One of The Original Milestones (# 97)
One of the original Milestones which marked the Trail from Vincennes to Chicago. This stone was No. 97 which designated the number of miles from Vincennes. — Map (db m11658) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Chrisman — Pontiac Peace Treaty
A few miles west of here on July 18, 1765, Pontiac, an Ottawa Chief, and George Croghan, British Representative, met in a formal peace council which ended the most threatening Indian uprising against the British in North America. Following the . . . — Map (db m10997) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Grandview — Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll
Center Panel To Honor The Men and Women who Have Served Our Country Left Panel W W I Apr. 6, 1916 — Nov. 11, 1918 Atwill Augustus • Basil Bennett • Emil Bennett • James R. Bolin, Sr. • Rholand Fitzpatrick . . . — Map (db m30946) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Kansas — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Edgar / Coles Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10988) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Paris, Illinois — County-Seat Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District ···1847 - 1857 — Map (db m10937) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — American Revolution War Memorial - Edgar County Illinois
First Plaque - Front of Boulder 1775 - D. A. R. (Crest) - 1783 To the Honor and Glory of the Soldiers of the - American Revolution - who are buried in Edgar Co. Row One Elijah Austin • Hugh Barr • James . . . — Map (db m23460) WM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Millstones Long in the Service of Pioneers — 110 years Working Millstones
Plaque One These Millstones long in the Service of our Pioneers dedicated to their memory by the Edgar County Historical Society 1817 - 1927 Plaque Two From the Lewis Jones Farm near Nevins presented to Edgar . . . — Map (db m23457) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Paris — Zion's Camp March — Through Edgar County
In 1834, Joseph Smith, prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS), together with about 200 LDS Volunteers from Kirtland, Ohio, marched to assist threatened church members in Jackson County, Missouri. Called “Zion’s . . . — Map (db m23351) HM
Illinois (Edgar County), Ridge Farm — Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District — Vermilion / Edgar Counties — County Line Marker
Abraham Lincoln traveled this way as he rode the Circuit of the Eighth Judicial District 1847 - 1859 — Map (db m10698) HM
Indiana (Adams County), Decatur — Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls
Left Side Left - Small Plaque Thomas Archibold Pennsylvania Pvt - Capt Bell’s Co Revolutionary War 1755 - ✝ - 1837 Small Plaque James Ball Sgt - Col Bakers MD Regt Revolutionary War 1751 - . . . — Map (db m54763) WM
Indiana (Adams County), Decatur — Adams County Veterans Memorial
Honoring the men and women of Adams County who served in the Armed Forces of The United States World War I ——— World War II Korean ————— Vietnam and all other . . . — Map (db m54629) WM
Indiana (Adams County), Decatur — Gene Stratton-Porter
In Memory of Gene Stratton - Porter Author of The Girl of The Limberlost, The Song of the Cardinal, Freckles and other nature stories. Who came to Decatur as a bride and in this County, at Geneva, on the banks of the . . . — Map (db m54643) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Allen County and Fort Wayne W.W. I Memorial — Spirit of the American Doughboy -and- Spirit of American Navy
( Front ) Argonne —— ∮—— Cantigny Allen County and Fort Wayne their Tribute to the Glory of their Sons Loyalty — Courage Sacrifice — Victory 1917 —— 1918 . . . — Map (db m54627) HM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Journal Gazette Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m54648) HM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — 03.2000.1 — Bartholomew County Courthouse
Side 'One' County formed by Indiana General Assembly 1821. Thirty acres of land were purchased, and John Tipton donated thirty acres, for county seat. State commissioners named county seat Tiptona--after Tipton; local elected commissioners . . . — Map (db m48105) HM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — Bartholomew County Revolutionary War Honor Roll
Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Bartholomew County 1776 ——— 1976 (Row One) - - William Campbell • John Carney • Joseph Carter • Arthur Chenoweth, Jr. • Thomas Cook • Richard H. Crittenden • Benjamin Ensley • . . . — Map (db m48339) HM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial
(( Walk - Way Stones )) Bartholomew County Veterans Memorial Dedicated May 30, 1997 The Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans is a tribute to those living and dead who answered the Nations Call in the conflicts of . . . — Map (db m48474) WM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — Bartholomew County Vietnam War Memorial
( Left Side ) - -( Seals )- - Branches of the United States Military ( Right Side ) They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old Age will not worry them nor time condemn But at the going down of the sun . . . — Map (db m48337) WM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — Bartholomew County W.W. I - Veterans Memorial
In Honor of those who served their Country in the World War 1917 — (Seal) — 1918 (American War Mothers) Erected 1929 Bartholomew County War Mothers Map (db m48341) HM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — Veterans of All Wars
In Memory of the Veterans of all wars who served in the defense of our Country ———— They gave their Today for our Tomorrow — Map (db m48379) HM
Indiana (Bartholomew County), Columbus — World War I Honor Roll & Veterans Memorial
((The ‘greatest care’ has been given to get each person’s name correct. If any mistakes are found, please contact me so correction can be made. - - Al Wolf.)) Honor Roll ——— Bartholomew County . . . — Map (db m48551) WM
Indiana (Benton County), Fowler — 04.1995.1 — Benton County Courthouse
Benton County formed by General Assembly in 1840. Oxford first county seat; Fowler became second, 1874. Designed in Second Empire Style by Gorden P. Randall and built 1874 by Levi L. Leach. Located at geographical center of county on land donated by . . . — Map (db m21487) HM
Indiana (Benton County), Fowler — 04.1966.1 — New Purchase Boundary — (Treaty of St. Mary's)
In October 1818, Purchasing Commissioners Lewis Cass, Benjamin Parke and Governor Jonathan Jennings acquired Indian claims on the land shown on this marker. About one-third of modern Indiana, was involved in this transaction. — Map (db m21517) HM
Indiana (Benton County), Oxford — 04.1999.1 — Dan Patch
Side One Standard-bred colt (sire Joe Patchen, dam Zelica) foaled 1896 Oxford, Benton County; raised by Daniel A. Messner, Jr. on this farm. A natural pacer, trained for harness racing, a very popular sport in late 1800's and early 1900's. . . . — Map (db m8546) HM
Indiana (Benton County), Oxford — Lest We Not Forget
Those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice Given in their memory by Town of Oxford — Map (db m8558) HM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County Civil War Honor Roll
(( Front (“A - C”) - - Side )) In Honor of All Civil War Veterans of Blackford County ( Row One ) Henry B. Adams • Watson Adams • William W. Adams • David V. Addison • Philip H. Albright • Elijah H. Alexander • . . . — Map (db m54347) WM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County Korea & Vietnam Honor Rolls
(( Front Center Panel )) To honor the men and the women of Blackford County who fought in Korea and Vietnam and to the heroes who gave their lives on land, on the sea, and in the sky that mankind might live in freedom we . . . — Map (db m54423) WM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County Revolutionary War Heroes
In Memory of the Revolutionary Heroes who rest in Blackford County David Kirkpatrick • John Mills John Saxon • John Twibell • Thomas Miles Erected by The Nancy Knight Chapter Daughters of the American . . . — Map (db m54624) HM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County W.W. I Honor Roll — Spirit of The American Doughboy
(( Front of Base )) “Lest We Forget” Those from Blackford County who answered their Country’s call in the World War, Apr. 6th 1917 to Nov. 11th 1918. “Our Boys” (( Obverse of Base )) When the . . . — Map (db m54272) WM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County W.W. II Honor Roll
((( Center Panel ))) Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of our men and women of Blackford County who served our Country in World War II ——— 1941 — ★ — 1945 ——— in Honor . . . — Map (db m54607) WM
Indiana (Boone County), Jamestown — Jamestown (Indiana) War Memorial
Jamestown War Memorial Dedicated to the memory of all Veterans of all Wars Great is he who lays down his life for his Country in the name of Freedom. Erected by the people in the year of Our Lord . . . — Map (db m43762) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Boone County (Indiana) Veterans
( Center - Engraved in Stone: ) In Memory of our Boone County Veterans who Bravely Served in Our Wars. Erected by The American Legion Brown - Dolson Post 113 Lebanon, Ind. ( Left Bronze Plaque: ) . . . — Map (db m21359) WM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Boone County Veterans Memorial
* * * World War I * * * 1917 —— 1918 Battle Deaths: 53,402 * * * World War II * * * 1941 —— 1945 Battle Deaths: 291,557 * * * Korean War * * * 1950 —— 1953 Battle Deaths: 33,741 . . . — Map (db m54898) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Lebanon — Revolutionary War Memorial — Soldiers Buried in Boone County Indiana
In Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Boone County Indiana Arthur Andrews 1753 - - 1834 John Ferguson 1759 - - 1839 William Gipson 1753 - - 1835 James Hill 1745 - - 1854 Henry Johns 1757 - - 1833 John Leap 1735 - - . . . — Map (db m21353) WM
Indiana (Boone County), Thorntown — 06.1961.1 — Indian Cemetery — Eel River Tribe of Miamis
Ka-wi-a-ki-un-gi Village "Place of Thorns" (Thorntown) was center of 64, 000 acre Thorntown Indian Reserve. Granted to Eel River Miamis in 1818, ceded to U.S. in 1828. — Map (db m21352) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — Lincoln's Stop in Zionsville, Indiana
Abraham Lincoln enroute to Washington as President Elect on February ll, 1861 addressed the Citizens of Zionsville at the Railroad Depot which stood on this site. — Map (db m8326) HM
Indiana (Boone County), Zionsville — Town of Zionsville Founded in 1852
In the beautiful Eagle Creek valley of southeastern Boone County, a new town was planned on land owned by Elijah and Mary "Polly" Cross. Convinced by Lebanon businessman William Zion, a director of the Lafayette & Indianapolis Railroad, the . . . — Map (db m8328) HM
Indiana (Brown County), Belmont — 07.1992.1 — T. C. Steele Home and Studio
Theodore Clement Steele (1847-1926) lived and painted south of here, 1907-1926. Member of Hoosier Group of American impressionists, his landscape paintings captured picturesque panoramas characteristic of area. Property is State Historic Site; . . . — Map (db m48106) HM
Indiana (Brown County), Nashville — Brown County (Indiana) Courthouse on National Register
This Property has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63151) HM
Indiana (Brown County), Nashville — Brown County Veterans Memorial
( West - Plaque ) Lest We Forget From its inception in 1836, Brown County has given freely its sons and daughters to serve in the quest for World Peace. Its sacrifices began in 1846 with the Mexican War, and continued through the . . . — Map (db m63223) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Burlington — Burlington
Laid out in 1828 by David Stipp. Promoted for seat of a new county to be made partly from the Great Miami Reserve, which began two mile east. The Lafayette & Muncie Road crossed the Great Michigan Road here. It was an important stage stop, mill . . . — Map (db m42709) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Burnettsville — Burnett's Creek Arch
Built in 1840 for Burnett's Creek to pass under Wabash and Erie Canal — Map (db m35488) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Camden — Camden / Jackson Township
Side A Camden When the School Section, No. 16, was sold in 1832 Wm. Crooks, School Commissioner, reserved 16 acres and had a town site laid out by John Armstrong, Co. Surveyor. Col. Crooks (1787 - 1861) (War of 1812) kept the first . . . — Map (db m42713) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Cutler — Adams Mill
In 1831 John Adams, Pennsylvania, built a saw mill here. In 1832 he entered land, in 1835-36 added a flouring mill. The present building was erected in 1845, restored by M. & Mrs. Claude Sheets in 1840. Boliver Village was platted around the mill in . . . — Map (db m42694) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Cutler — Wild Cat Lodge No. 311 — F. & A. M.
Organized June 25, 1864, the Lodge used the third floor of the Adams Mill as meeting place until autumn 1867, one of two known Masonic Lodges in Indiana to have started life in a flour mill. — Map (db m42708) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Carrollton on the Wabash
90 lots platted in 1836 on both sides of Wabash - Erie Canal lock.

A Post office in 1838 - 39. The lock passed canal boats into the river on the pool of the Great Dam at Pittsburg five miles below. The mules carried the towline across the . . . — Map (db m35413) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Civil War Memorial - Carroll County Indiana — In Memory of Her Soldiers and Sailors
(Bronze Plaque - East Side): Erected by Carroll County Indiana In Memory of her Soldiers and Sailors ( Battles Listed on Upper Shaft ): South Side -- Shiloh / Stone River East Side -- Antietam / Gettysburg North Side -- . . . — Map (db m20798) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Mentzer Tavern — Grantham's Overlook
Carrollton on the Wabash The Mentzer Tavern was built in 1840 at the north end of the Carrollton Towing Path Bridge that crossed the Wabash River. Erected by Ignatius Mentzer and George Friday, it opened as a cooper shop where barrels were made . . . — Map (db m35438) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon
. . . — Map (db m20803) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — The Carrollton Bridge
Front The Wabash & Erie Canal meets the Wabash River Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Delphi, Indiana See Photo #2: 1844 Timber Truss Bridge The Wabash and Erie Canal authorities built the first bridge here in . . . — Map (db m35445) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — The Wabash & Erie Canal — Operating The Canal
Front The Longest Canal in North America Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Delphi, Indiana The Wabash & Erie Canal extended 468 miles from Toledo, Ohio to Evansville, Indiana On March 2, 1827, a Congressional land grant made . . . — Map (db m35449) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Trail of Death — September 10, 1838 — "Winnemac's" Old Village
Here at Chief Winamac's old village, about 900 Potawatomi Indians camped on their forced removal from Indiana to Kansas. A child and a man died here during the encampment. They also left behind 24 too sick to continue. — Map (db m35399) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Flora — Flora — The Garden Spot of Indiana
Flora’s Station, on the Logansport, Crawfordsville and Southwestern Ry., was platted in 1872 for John Flora on land entered by him in 1829. Ino Post Office established 1872, changed to Flora in 1873. Also called Fountain City from flowing wells. . . . — Map (db m42711) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Flora — Flora War Memorials
( Memorial Tree Plaque ) This tree planted in memory of Earl R. Albaugh Joseph K. Clark Roscoe C. Kirkpatrick Clarence A. Wiles “Who died in Service” ( World War II - Plaque ) For God and Country . . . — Map (db m42749) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Pittsburg — Trail of Death — Pleasant Run
On September 11, 1838, about 850 Potawatomi Indians camped at Pleasant Run, having traveled 17 miles that day on the forced removal from Indiana to Kansas. — Map (db m35400) HM
Indiana (Carroll County), Wheeling — 08.1963.1 — Sycamore Row
This row of sycamores sprouted from freshly cut logs used in the 1830's to corduroy a swampy section of the historic Michigan Road, the first state road in Indiana, running from Madison to Michigan City. — Map (db m42664) HM
Indiana (Cass County), Logansport — Clock Tower — In Honor of the Military Veterans
( Clock Tower - Plaque ) This tower was erected in honor of the military veterans of Cass County. The clock and bell were salvaged from the old Cass County Court House, originally built in 1844, subsequently added to in 1888, and finally . . . — Map (db m35574) WM
Indiana (Cass County), Logansport — Early Masonic Temple
Site of first Masonic Temple in northern Indiana. Of brick construction, cornerstone of two-story building was laid 1829 by General John Tipton, P.G.M.,completed 1837. Ground floor used for school purposes many years. Razed 1895. — Map (db m35489) HM
Indiana (Cass County), Logansport — Potawatomi Encampment — Trail of Death
On this site in the Fall of 1838 they celebrated a Mass, received aid for the sick, and buried their dead. — Map (db m35398) HM
Indiana (Cass County), Logansport — W. W. I War Memorial - Cass County Indiana
( Front Section ) This memorial erected by Gold Star American War Mothers of Cass County Ind. To commemorate the valor of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice During the World War ( Right Section ) CPL. Frederick C. . . . — Map (db m35537) WM
Indiana (Cass County), Logansport — 09.1966.1 — Wabash & Erie Canal
Trade and emigration route from Lake Erie to Evansville. Completed through Logansport 1840. Followed Erie Avenue and 5th Street, crossing Eel River by wooden aqueduct. Abandoned about 1876. — Map (db m35409) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Henryville — 10.1987.1 — Birthplace and Childhood Home of Col. Harland Sanders
Founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken Erected 1987 by these Local Franchisees: Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bagshaw Mr. & Mrs. William Bridges Mr. & Mrs. William Bright Mr. & Mrs. Roy Burchel Mr. & Mrs. Lee Cummings Mr. & Mrs. Ralph . . . — Map (db m55017) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.1962.1 — Civil War Hospital
Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients. — Map (db m46647) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Civil War Memorial
( Top Section ) Civil War Cemetery On this site, 1861 - 1865, are buried several hundred Union and Confederate Soldiers. Killed in the Western Campaign. Lack of interest from distant families allowed deterioration of the wood grave . . . — Map (db m46670) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Clark County All Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All Veterans who have Honorably Served our Country. — Map (db m46695) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — General LaFayette — Visit to Jeffersonville
(General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a . . . — Map (db m46696) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Veterans Memorial
In Honor of those who Served ( Bronze Plaque ) United Spanish War Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars The American Legion Dedicated May 30, 1955 Map (db m46730) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Warder Park
Named in honor of Luther Fairfax Warder Mayor of Jeffersonville, six (6) terms (1875 – 1883 ) – • – (1887 – 1891) He converted the small town into a prosperous, progressive city, was foremost in bringing the . . . — Map (db m46767) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — Korean Veterans Memorial — 1950 - 1953 — Sellersburg Community
“Lest We Forget” In honor of the courageous men and women who served their country in the Korean War and in memory of those who Sacrificed All. PVT Robert E. Landreth, Jr. Oct. 4, 1951 PFC Thomas K. Jenkins July . . . — Map (db m46699) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — Vietnam Veterans Memorial — Sellersburg Community
Dedicated to those from this community who so courageously served and gave their lives. They did so with unselfish Honor and Patriotism. May God bless them. PFC Wm. Gary Smith • USMC 02/21/68 SGT. Willard Skaggs, Jr. • USA . . . — Map (db m46698) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Sellersburg — World War II Memorial — Sellersburg Community
( Upper Section ) They lived to bear their Country’s arms and died to save it’s Honor. Sgt Charles W. Snider • 11-4-43 Pfc Lester J. Beyl • 1-31-44 S/Sgt William J. Summers, AAF • 3-8-44 Sgt Kenneth N. Broady • . . . — Map (db m46721) WM
Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — Civil War Cannons Rededicated - Restoration — Brazil - Clay County, Indiana
These Civil War Cannons were Rededicated after Restoration by the American Legion Post #2 Brazil, Indiana on May 30th, 1998 by Commander Thomas W. Owen — Map (db m18910) HM
Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — 11.2001.1 — Clay County (Indiana) Courthouse
Side one County formed by Indiana General Assembly 1825; named for national statesman Henry Clay. First county seat at Bowling Green; had three courthouses: first built 1827 was two-story log structure; second and third built 1839-1840 . . . — Map (db m18883) HM
Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — Memorial Building — Clay County (Indiana) Honor Roll
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Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — Vietnam War Memorial — Clay County / Brazil, Indiana
(On Stone Bench) To Keep forever living the freedom for which they served we dedicate this symbol to those men and women who served in vietnam. (Left - Bronze Plaque) Dedicated to the memory of these men who gave . . . — Map (db m18912) WM
Indiana (Clinton County), Frankfort — Clinton County (Indiana) War Memorial
( Center Panel ) Clinton County War Memorial All Gave Some. Some Gave All. Dedicated to All Clinton County Veterans ( Left - Large Panel ) Civil War * 1861 - - 1865 ( Row One ) Wm. H. Abbott • Alfred R. . . . — Map (db m21436) WM
Indiana (Clinton County), Frankfort — Memory of Our Departed Shipmates — Navy Club U. S. A.
( Top has Insignia of the "Navy Club U.S.A." ) This memorial is erected to revere, honor, and perpetuate the memory of our departed Shipmates Roy E. Boggess Ship No. 11 — Map (db m21430) WM
Indiana (Clinton County), Frankfort — Revolutionary War Memorial — Soldiers Buried in Clinton County Indiana
(Upper - Bronze Plaque:) This Tablet Is Dedicated To The Memory Of The Revolution Soldiers Buried in Clinton County Captain Harmon Aughe • John Applegate • William Carter • Thomas Harris • John Reed • Frederick . . . — Map (db m21438) WM
Indiana (Clinton County), Frankfort — To The Unknown Dead — Civil War Memorial - Clinton County Indiana
To The Unknown Dead 1861 - - 1865 By The W. R. C. — Map (db m21397) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Elnora — 14.2007.1 — Wabash and Erie Canal
Side A A canal from Terre Haute to Evansville authorized 1846. Maysville Division along White River was over 23 miles long from Newberry through Owl Prairie (now Elnora) to Maysville; part of it paralleled what is now S.R. 57. . . . — Map (db m23203) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — 14.1992.1 — Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Railroad Depot
Mission Revival Style depot, built 1906, restored 1990; part of Washington Commercial Historic District. Link to city's trading and industrial history, with substantial railroad machine shops and car works. Indiana stop of former President Dwight D. . . . — Map (db m23214) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — Civil War Memorial - Daviess County Indiana
( Front - Center Panel ) This memorial is the tribute of the people of Daviess County to the memory of her Brave Soldiers who endured the hardships and fought the battles of 1861 to 1865 that the Union might be preserved ( Front . . . — Map (db m23352) WM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — 14.1999.1 — Fort Flora
Built on this site by civilians to protect approximately ten families during War of 1812. Named for landowner David Flora. Ten such forts were built circa 1811-1813 in area that became Daviess County. Area was Knox County, part of Indiana Territory . . . — Map (db m23211) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — 14.1999.2 — Homer E. Capehart / GOP Cornfield Conference
Side A Homer E. Capehart Born into Indiana farming family 1897. Manufactured and pioneered sales of automatic phonographs, creating Capehart Corporation. Executive of Rudolph Wurlitzer Company 1933-1944. Organized 1938 Republican . . . — Map (db m23206) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — 14.1989.1 — Mimi's House — Robert C. Graham
Residence of Robert C. Graham (1885-1967), pioneer glass, truck and auto manufacturer. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 by the U.S. Department of the Interior because of its history and Prairie Style architecture. — Map (db m23208) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Aurora
Aurora was laid out by Jesse L. Holman, trustee for the “Aurora Association for Internal Improvements” in 1819. Judge Holman was an early statesman, preacher, educator, and Federal Justice. His son, U.S. Congressman William S. Holman . . . — Map (db m22105) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Hillforest — Thomas Gaff House — A National Historic Landmark
Originally called Forest Hill, Hillforest was completed in 1855 for local industrialist and steamboat owner Thomas Gaff and his family. Emigrants from Scotland in 1811, the six Gaff children moved with their mother to Aurora in the 1840s and became . . . — Map (db m22125) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Dillsboro — A Voice of the Community — The Dillsboro Bell
From atop the schoolhouse, built in 1905, my voice has rung out - beckoning boys and girls to school: clanged out the call for help to fight fires: peeled forth joyous tunes of victory at wars ends: tolled the old year out and rung in the new. . . . — Map (db m45993) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Dillsboro — Dillsboro
The town was laid out by Mathias Whetstone in 1830, and named for General James Dill, soldier in the War of 1812, first county recorder, a member of the Indiana 1816 Constitutional Convention, military associate and friend of Generals William . . . — Map (db m45884) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln made a famous pre-inaugural speech from his train platform near here Feb. 12, 1861, placing emphasis on the people's part in justice and good government. — Map (db m20600) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Captain Samuel C. Vance — 1802 - 2002 Bicentennial Memorial to The Common Man — " The Flatboat " - Mode of River travel in 1802
Plaque One Captain Samuel C. Vance Our Founder Plaque Two In memory of Captain Vance and the pioneer families who endured the hardships of flatboat travel to reach this place in the wilderness. They lived in log cabins . . . — Map (db m20604) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County
Formed by proclamation of Indiana Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison March 7, 1803. Named in honor of Major General Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War. The third county to be formed, it was originally much larger. Its present boundaries . . . — Map (db m22103) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County American Revolution War Memorial — 1775 — 1783
In Honor of the Soldiers of the American Revolution buried in Dearborn County Their names are recorded in the County Auditor's Office Book 29 - Page 250. — Map (db m22174) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County Korean War Memorial
KOREAN WAR This plaque is dedicated in grateful remembrance of the men of Dearborn County who served their Country in the Korean War. In God we trust — Map (db m22173) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County World War I War Memorial
Honor Roll In Grateful remembrance of the boys of Dearborn County who gave their lives in the World War 1917 - 1918. Erected by the Citizens of Dearborn County, Indiana Walter Ahrens • Henry Fred Amm • Elmer Andrews • Hobart S. . . . — Map (db m22203) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Dearborn County World War II War Memorial
WORLD WAR II For God and Country This tablet is erected in honor of the men who answered their country's call and gave their lives for freedom — Map (db m22175) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Hunt House Hotel — Federal Style — 1819
1812 • Jacob Horner buys lot #157, builds log tavern on corner. 1817 • Jesse Hunt leases Horner’s Tavern. 1818 • Hunt purchases and removes log tavern. 1819 • Hunt builds first 3-story brick building in Indiana, Benj. Stockman, brick . . . — Map (db m22033) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Lawrenceburgh — First in New Modes of Transportation
1802 Lawrenceburgh First in New Modes of Transportation 1802 - - Village of Lawrenceburgh founded in the Wilderness by Capt. Samuel C. Vance Commerce and travel are via the Ohio River. Pioneers constructed flatboats to . . . — Map (db m22029) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Medal of Honor Citations — Civil War — Dearborn County (Indiana)
Dearborn County Medal of Honor Citations Civil War Name Awarded Pvt. William Shepherd - - May 3, 1865 Pvt. Frank Stolz - - July 9, 1894 Pvt. David H. Helms - - - July 26, 1894 Pvt. Thomas A. Blasdel - - - August 11, . . . — Map (db m22171) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — The Price of Freedom
- - -( Center Section )- - - ( Center - Memorial ) + + + THE PRICE OF FREEDOM + + + Dedicated in Honor of All men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and Sacrificed Unselfishly for the Freedom of the United States of . . . — Map (db m22301) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Vietnam War Memorial — Dearborn County Indiana
In God We Trust In Grateful remembrance of the men of Dearborn County who gave their lives in the Vietnam War, erected by the Citizens of Dearborn County, Indiana. Honor Roll, first column: William Omer Burkett • Thomas Denning • . . . — Map (db m22202) HM
Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — Vietnam War Memorial - - Dearborn County Lawrenceburg Indiana
In Memory of our Vietnam Veterans Killed in Action Vietnam War 1959 - 1975 Dedicated July 4, 2000 Lary Dale Fogle • U.S. Army PFC - - Killed in Action December 20, 1965 - Saigon, South Vietnam Thomas George Denning • U.S.M.C. LCPL . . . — Map (db m22037) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — 16.2001.1 — Civil War General John T. Wilder
Side one Wilder (1830-1917), resident of Greensburg circa 1858-1869, built this home 1865-1866. He was millwright and inventor; provided major employment in the area. Enlisted in Civil War; appointed lieutenant colonel of Seventeenth . . . — Map (db m44744) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Colonel Thomas Hendricks / Elizabeth Trimble Hendricks
1822 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1922 Colonel Thomas Hendricks Veteran of the War of 1812 Founded this Town in 1821 He built the first cabin and donated one hundred acres of ground to the new . . . — Map (db m44769) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140 — Bridge Moved
Built by the Pan-American Bridge Company of New Castle, Indiana, in 1915. This bridge originally carried County Road 700 South over Sand Creek, 2.5 miles East of Letts, Indiana. This bridge was disassembled, rehabilitated, and reconstructed at this . . . — Map (db m22028) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Decatur County All Wars Memorial
Note: When this Memorial was documented and photographed (Sunday: 7-17-2011), it was being yet constructed (and/or reconstructed.) There were skids of building material setting about in the parking lot, ground opened, concrete just finished, . . . — Map (db m45063) WM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Decatur County Civil War Memorial
( Front Plaque ) In Honor of the Civil War Soldiers of Decatur County. “This monument cannot disclose. Nor can the skill of mortal make a record of the countless woes they suffered for their Country’s sake.” . . . — Map (db m44943) WM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — 16.1980.1 — Decatur County Court House
Site of the original court house built in 1827 and occupied until 1854. Present building completed in 1860. Large tooth aspen tree appeared in 1870 on the roof of the 115 foot clock tower. In July, 1863, it became a temporary armory while troops . . . — Map (db m44757) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — 16.2007.1 — Donnell -V.- State, 1852
Side one: Luther Donnell was convicted in Decatur Circuit Court (1849) of aiding fugitive slaves, Caroline and her four children, to escape to Canada. In Donnell v. State, Indiana Supreme Court reversed the conviction, claiming that under . . . — Map (db m44752) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — 16.2008.1 — Escape of Caroline, 1847
Side one: Caroline and her four children escaped Kentucky slave owner October 31, 1847; they crossed Ohio River near Madison. After passing near here, Fugit Township black and white residents hid family close to Clarksburg. While hidden, . . . — Map (db m44743) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Spanish American War Veterans
( Front Plaque ) ( Bronze “Crest” of the “Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902" ) ( Obverse Plaque ) ( Likeness of the Original Memorial ) Original Spanish American War Memorial On 24 August . . . — Map (db m44798) WM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — The Naegel Building
In 1893 Robert Naegel built this two-story structure featuring an elaborate metal facade that reflects a combination of Italianate and Queen Anne architecture. The Capital Finance Corporation was located here for nearly 40 years, beginning in the . . . — Map (db m44947) HM
Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — 17.1992.1 — Auburn Automobile Company
Auburn Automobile Company (1900-1937) Art Deco Style Administration building, built 1929-1930. Housed departments of Cord Corporation, manufacturer of Auburn, Cord, and Duesenberg automobiles. Became Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum, 1974; listed in . . . — Map (db m53934) HM
Indiana (DeKalb County), Auburn — DeKalb County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory of DeKalb County Soldiers — Map (db m53948) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 18.2008.1 — Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company
Side - A Company incorporated in New York 1886 to manufacture glassware (particularly fruit jars). Brothers Edmund, Frank, George, William, and Lucius Ball all were trustees. Company - promised money, land, and free natural gas - came . . . — Map (db m31345) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — 18.1996.1 — Shaffer Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Structure, circa 1893, is Muncie's oldest standing public school building. Purchased by church congregation, circa 1928. Rallying point in August 1930 when bodies of two African-American men, lynched in Marion, were brought to Muncie for embalmment . . . — Map (db m31346) HM
Indiana (Delaware County), Muncie — World War I War Memorial — The Spirit of the American Doughboy
The Elizabeth Sears Memorial to Deceased Veterans of the World War 1917 - 18 — Map (db m31347) HM
Indiana (Dubois County), Jasper — Dubois County Civil War Memorial
( Battle Names - Around Top of Memorial ) Antietam • Chickamauga • Gettysburg • Vicksburg ( Front Panel ) Yield not to grief the tribute of a tear, But ‘neath the fore-front of a specious sky, Smile all exultant, as they . . . — Map (db m47458) WM
Indiana (Dubois County), Jasper — Dubois County Honor Roll Memorial
(( Left ‘Small Book’ )) ( Left ‘Page’ ) * * * Mexican War * * * James Green • Pleasant Horton • James McElvaine • Hiram Main • David L. Matthews • Joseph Orinder * * * Spanish American War * * * Jesse K. Stork . . . — Map (db m47497) WM
Indiana (Dubois County), Jasper — Site of First Court House - School
From 1830 until it burned in 1839, a log building on this site served as the first Court house in Jasper and as the first school, which was taught by Simon Morgan, the County Clerk. — Map (db m47410) HM
Indiana (Elkhart County), Goshen — Elkhart County Honor Roll
(( Center Plaque )) This Memorial Dedicated by The Citizens of Elkhart County to perpetuate the memory of our Valiant Citizens who sacrificed their lives for God and Country and Honoring those who served in our . . . — Map (db m68805) WM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — "Elmhurst"
Erected 1831 by Oliver H. Smith. Later home of Caleb B. Smith, Secretary of Interior under Lincoln and Grand Master of Indiana Masons. Restored 1941 as home for local Masonic bodies. — Map (db m44768) HM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — Canal House
1841 Built as Headquarters of the Whitewater Valley Canal Co. 1854 Savings Bank of Indiana Home of: Dr. S. W. Vance 1857-1936 Congressman and Mrs. Finly H. Gray 1936-1947 1947 - 1971 V. F. W. Post 571 . . . — Map (db m44760) HM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — Fayette County Honor Rolls — War Memorial
(( Center Panel )) Honoring all who served in the United States Armed Forces Defending Liberty and Justice in All the World Presented by Veterans and Citizens of Fayette County 1986 . . . — Map (db m44876) WM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — 21.1966.1 — The Whitewater Canal
In 1836 construction began on this fifty-six lock, one hundred one mile canal. Opened from Lawrenceburg to Brookville (1839), it was extended to Laurel and Cincinnati (1843), Connersville (1845), Cambridge City (1846), and Hagerstown (1847). — Map (db m44741) HM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — Twelve Mile Line
This plaque marks the western border of the twelve mile cession negotiated by Governor William Henry Harrison with the Miami, Potawatomi, and Delawares, Treaty of Fort Wayne, September 30, 1809. — Map (db m44770) HM
Indiana (Floyd County), New Albany — Carnegie's Lasting Gifts
Andrew Carnegie rose from humble beginnings in Scotland to become one of America’s most famous philanthropists. From his first job at 13 in a cotton mill to his position as head of The Carnegie Steel Company, Carnegie remembered his path to success . . . — Map (db m46793) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — 216 — Carrollton
First settled 1792, incorporated as Port William 1794. Carroll County formed and name of town changed to Carrollton by the Kentucky Legislature, 1838, both honoring "Charles Carroll of Carrollton" of Maryland, bold signer of the Declaration of . . . — Map (db m22149) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — 2080 — Col. Percival Pierce Butler — 1761 - 1821
Marker Front: Col. Percival Butler was appointed Ky.'s first adjutant gen. in Gov. Isaac Shelby's first term. Born in Penn., he was with Washington at Valley Forge and Lafayette at Yorktown. Immigrated to Jessamine Co., Ky., then moved to . . . — Map (db m22097) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — General William Orlando Butler — Soldier - Statesman - Lawyer
Born in Kentucky April 19, 1791 - August 6, 1880 Transylvania University 1812 War of 1812 - Aide De Camp to Andrew Jackson River Raisin - Pensacola - New Orleans Mexican War - Major General of the Volunteers Commanded 1st Volunteer . . . — Map (db m22100) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — 634 — Home of Gen. Butler
Gen. William O. Butler, born Kentucky 1791, died here, 1880. War of 1812: River Raisin, Pensacola, and New Orleans. Gen. Andrew Jackson's staff 1816-17. Cited for heroism in Mexican War 1846-48. Practiced law here. Congressman 1839-43. Defeated as . . . — Map (db m22131) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — Korea & Vietnam - - War Memorial of Carroll County Kentucky
In memory of the men of Carroll County who gave their lives serving their Country and to all people who have served their Country. + + + KOREA + + + Clyde M. Carter William A. Day Bobby R. Schirmer George W. Willett . . . — Map (db m22156) WM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — 1725 — The Masterson House
Side A Oldest brick house still standing in county, this was home of Richard and Sarah Masterson. Bricks laid in Flemish bond. House was center of town's activities. Mastersons, leading Methodists, opened their home for services before . . . — Map (db m22128) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — The Price of Freedom — All Kentucky Veterans
Center Panel: The Price of Freedom In honor and memory of all Kentucky Veterans who served our Country in times of Peace and War, and to those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice so that we might enjoy freedom. Their . . . — Map (db m22321) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky
In Memory of the Men 0f CARROLL COUNTY who gave their lives Serving Their Country + + + World War I + + + Otis Arvin • Golden Bowie • Frank L. Grimes • Lester Williams Howard • Guy Kirkland • Walter Lewis • Joseph B. Schirmer • Chester . . . — Map (db m22160) HM

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