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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20EE_william-forsyth_Indianapolis-IN.html
Indiana artist and teacher; member of the Hoosier Group; influential in Indiana and the World of Art. Studio and residence located at 15 South Emerson (on diagonal corner) from 1906-1935.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20ED_marion-county-girl-scouts_Indianapolis-IN.html
Side A: In 1917, Anna Marie Ridge founded in Irvington the first troop in Marion County; it was registered in July as Indianapolis Troop 1 by Girl Scout, Incorporated. In 1937, Troop 1 was meeting here at Irvington Presbyterian Church. India J. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20EC_washington-park-baseball_Indianapolis-IN.html
Side A Here, May 2, 1920, in the first game of the new Negro National League, the Indianapolis A.B.C.s defeated the Chicago Giants. Indianapolis native Oscar Charleston began his career with the A.B.C.s in 1915. Segregation in professional baseba…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20EA_central-state-hospital_Indianapolis-IN.html
Side 1 People with mental illness were confined to jails and almshouses, often suffering neglect, before Dr. John Evans and local physicians advocated for their treatment; 1840s state laws established hospital here. In 1848, first patients admitt…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/tmp-747a6_soldiers-and-sailors-monument-a-war-memorial_Indianapolis-IN.html
To Indiana's Silent Victors War with Mexico1846 1847 1848Indiana Regiments No's. 1, 2, 3, 4, 54585 men Indian and British War1811-1812 Battle ofTippecanoeIndians defeated Nov. 7, 1811 War of the RevolutionCapture ofVincennesfrom the British…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VYS_thomas-andrews-hendricks-historical_Indianapolis-IN.html
Plaque 1Vice President of the United States with Democrat President Grover Cleveland, 1885Born September 7, 1819, near Zanesville, OhioDied November 25, 1885, Indianapolis, buried at Crown Hill CemeteryRepresented Shelby County: Indiana House of R…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VXI_the-national-road-historical_Indianapolis-IN.html
Cumberland M.D. toTerre Haute Ind.1806 - 1839
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1U19_acton-campground-1859-1905_Indianapolis-IN.html
In June 1859 the Indianapolis District of the Camp-Meeting Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church established the 40 acre Acton Campground at this site later known as Acton Park. A hotel, pavilion, man-made lake and cottages were constructe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SRN_indiana-state-house_Indianapolis-IN.html
When Alexander Ralston and Elias Fordham laid out the original Mile Square Plan for Indianapolis, they set aside Square 53 for a "State House" two blocks west of what is now Monument Circle. In 1835 a first state house was completed on the site, m…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SRM_civil-war-training-camp_Indianapolis-IN.html
Military Park began its existence in the 1820s as a "Military Reservation" where the state militia occasionally trained. In 1852 the first Indiana State Fair was held on the grounds, and other state fairs occurred there over the next eig…
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