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(Side One)West Lee Wright laid out Medora 1853. Sample of local shale was made into brick "excellent for building and paving" 1904. Medora Shale Brick Company organized 1904. Construction began by 1910, one south of here along Baltimore & Ohio Sou…
Built here was the Driftwood Church, a log meeting house "free and open to all the different denominations of orderly Christians." Joining the Silver Creek Baptist Association in 1819, Driftwood reorganized in 1839 as a Christian Church under the …
On June 11, 1813, Col. Joseph Bartholomew, with Lieut. Col. John Tipton and Maj. David Owens as aides, and 137 mounted men of the Indiana Territorial Militia moved northward along this trail from Vallonia (Jackson county) through Tiptonia (now Col…
Site in town of stockade built in 1812 on old Indian trail for protection of the settlers in this area. Garrisoned by Maj. John Tipton and his militia Rangers in 1813. Marker on the site.
10 O'Clock IndianTreaty LineEst. 1809 Inset.Grouseland TreatyLine Est. 1805 atA Buried Stone (illegible)6 feet, N 4(illegible)From This (illegible)Indiana Centen-ary Marker Erected by theJackson CountyHist. Society.Dec. 11. 1916.
800 feet northwest is the point which marks the junction of the Grouseland Treaty line of 1805 with the Fort Wayne Treaty line of 1809. These and other treaties permitted early white settlement of Indiana.
The Medora Bridge The Medora Covered Bridge was built in 1875 by noted timber bridge builder J.J. Daniels. It was built to carry local traffic across the East Fork of the White River forty years before there was a state highway system. In the e…
( Center Section - Front ) This monument is a memorial to all veterans of Jackson County and dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice in the defense of these United States of America. ( - "Seals"- U.S. Branches of Military )Dedicate…
In Memory of Col. John Ketcham 1782 - 1865 Fearless pioneer, Ranger, surveyor, public servant who dedicated this public square for seat of government of Jackson County, Ind. when Brownstown was founded April 8, 1816. Time Capsule Brownsto…
Erected in MemoryofWorld War Veteransof Jackson Co.byThe Brownstown Study ClubApril 6, 1930