Floyd CountyNamed for George Walts, from Pennsylvania, who settled here in 1807. The earliest settler was Patrick Henry Shields, a Virginian, who arrived in 1805 and became prominent in early Indiana affairs as statesman and soldier. Here in 1890 was born Sherman Minton, who became an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court 1949-56.
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|Placed By||Floyd County Historical Society and Radio Station WLRP|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 590737 N 4239081|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29523333, -85.96235000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.714', W 85° 57.741'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 42.84" N, 85° 57' 44.46" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8251 IN-64, Georgetown IN 47122, US|
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