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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21G1_college-corner-veterans-memorial-a-war-memorial_West-College-Corner-IN.html
Plaque A Erected in honor of the men who served their country during the Civil, Spanish-American, and Great World War. Plaque B Dedicated to all who served this great nation American Revolution (1774- 1783) War of 1812 (1812- 1814) Me…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21A2_wanted-by-the-fbi-captured-by-g-men_West-College-Corner-IN.html
Wanted by the FBI On August 16, 1935, FBI Special Agents Nelson B. Klein and Donald C. McGovern spotted car thief George W. Barrett here. Barrett, a convicted criminal, ran a scam stealing cars, altering them, then selling them. He transported ca…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20V7_creek-chub-bait-company_Garrett-IN.html
Side AIn 1916, Henry Dills, Carl Heinzerling,and George Schulthess established the company, which became one of the country's leading manufacturers of artificial fishing lures. Crafted by a largely female workforce, the high quality lures featured…
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/HM20EB_alison-machine-shop_Speedway-IN.html
Side 1: Entrepreneur James Allison helped establish Indianapolis Speedway Team Co., 1915, and later built a precision machine shop here near speedway to improve race cars. Upon U.S. entry in WWI, 1917, 500-mile race was suspended and he devoted s…
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/HM20E9_bicentennial_Markleville-IN.html
The original log cabin of John D. Markle 1793 - 1865 was erected on this site in 1833. An early pioneer of Adams Township, Mr. Markle founded the town of Markleville in 1854, and was Postmaster until 1860.
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…
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