Stinesville Limestone Industry

Stinesville Limestone Industry (HM6E7)

Location: Stinesville, IN 47464 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.931', W 86° 39.126'

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In 1827, Richard Gilbert opened a commercial limestone quarry three quarters of a mile south on Jack's Defeat Creek. Stinesville's oolitic limestone, desirable as building stone, was used in several Indiana courthouses and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Indianapolis. Limestone industry has been major economic factor in area.
HM NumberHM6E7
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number53.1996.1
Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Indiana Historical Bureau and Danny Phelix Jacobs
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 7:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 529998 N 4349998
Decimal Degrees39.29885000, -86.65210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.931', W 86° 39.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 55.86" N, 86° 39' 7.56" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8966-8998 Main St, Stinesville IN 47464, US
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