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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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SO7_indiana-avenue_Indianapolis-IN.html
African Americans, by the 1890s, had established a vibrant social, commercial, and economic community along Indiana Avenue. Black entertainers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and working people developed the Avenue into a thriving, widely-known neigh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SO5_romanian-orthodox-church_Indianapolis-IN.html
Here, at 635 W. Market Street, original Saints Constantine and Elena Romanian Orthodox Church was dedicated in 1911; incorporated in 1916. Church has served Romanian community spiritually, culturally, and socially. Congregation built current churc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1SO4_bethel-african-methodist-episcopal-church_Indianapolis-IN.html
Side One A.M.E. Church traces its origins to founding of Free African Society in Philadelphia, 1787. Circa 1836, Augustus Turner, a barber, and other black settlers organized this Indianapolis congregation to worship freely and support their commu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JJF_north-western-christian-university_Indianapolis-IN.html
Chartered by Indiana General Assembly, 1850. Opened at this site, 1855, on land provided by Ovid Butler. Became Butler University, 1877, after relocation in Irvington. Present location in Fairview Park was made possible through donations by promin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1581_isaac-blackford_Indianapolis-IN.html
FrontBorn 1786 in New Jersey; admitted to the bar 1810. Residing in Vincennes, Indiana Territory in 1815; later elected Speaker of the first state House of Representatives. In September 1817, Governor Jennings appointed Blackford to Indiana Suprem…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11L8_uss-indianapolis-ca-35_Indianapolis-IN.html
Panel 1Named in honor of our Capitol City, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis keel was laid on 31 March 1930 and launched on 7 November 1931. She was accepted by the Navy and Commissioned on 15 November 1932. She was 610 feet 4 inches in length 66…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM38U_brig-general-benjamin-harrison_Indianapolis-IN.html
1833-1901. Entered the Union Army as 2nd Lt. of the 70th Indiana Regiment. He insisted on turning raw recruits into disciplined soldiers. He later was United States Senator from Indiana and the twenty-third President of the United States.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2IP_ovid-butler-sr_Indianapolis-IN.html
(Front): Born 1801 in New York; moved to Indiana 1817. Admitted to bar 1825; became influential lawyer. Settled in Indianapolis 1836. His opposition to slavery on moral and religious grounds was reflected in his political affiliations and support …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2IK_the-home-of-caroline-scott-harrison_Indianapolis-IN.html
The home ofCaroline Scott HarrisonFirst President GeneralNational SocietyDaughters of the American Revolution1890-1892andBenjamin HarrisonTwenty Third President of theUnited StatesErected in 1871Presented byIndianaDaughers of the American Revoutio…
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