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www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM13MA_union-hospital_Terre-Haute-IN.html
In 1892, near this site, Union Hospital was founded by Leo J. Weinstein, M.D., and Benjamin F. Swafford, M.D., with the support of local citizens. This hospital established Terre Haute's first School of Nursing in 1900.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM13MC_wea-tribe-at-terre-haute_Terre-Haute-IN.html
Side One This bountiful area on the Wabash River was occupied early by American Indians. French and later Americans recognized this strategic area called terre haute (high land). At least one Wea village was present in area by late 1700s. Wea Chief Jacco…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM14HD_whetzel-trace_Shelbyville-IN.html
Side AAfter the War of 1812, the U.S.renewed efforts to obtain Indian lands in the Indiana Territory. In October 1818, the Miami, Potawatomi, Wea, and Delaware nations under pressure signed treaties with the U.S. exchanging millions of acres of their lands …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM14KJ_juliet-v-strauss_Rockville-IN.html
Side One Popular columnist writing as "The Country Contributor," Strauss (1863-1918) idealized simple rural life and traditional roles for women in a time of national shifts in class and gender relations. Began writing for hometown newspaper, Rockville T…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/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 Supreme Court. H…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1583_the-lincoln-funeral-train_Michigan-City-IN.html
FrontAssassinated President Abraham Lincoln's funeral was April 19, 1865 at the White House. The funeral train left for Springfield, Illinois April 21 directed by military; stops en route allowed the public to pay homage. From Indianapolis, train passed mou…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1589_state-seminary-of-indiana_Bloomington-IN.html
FrontCongress, asserting that education was necessary for representative government, granted Indiana one township of land to support a seminary as part of its admission to statehood in 1816. In 1820, Governor Jonathan Jennings approved the act creating the …
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM158A_benacks-village_Bourbon-IN.html
(Side 1)Osheakkebe, also known as Stephen Benack, was an ogimaa (leader) whose village was near here, 1834-1848. Born circa 1780 of Potawatomi and French-Canadian heritage, Benack resisted United States' taking of lands long inhabited by Indians and sided w…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM15J9_thomas-riley-marshall_North-Manchester-IN.html
(Front Side)Born 1854 in North Manchester in this house on Main Street. Was Governor of Indiana 1909-13. Under his leadership, Indiana General Assembly enacted legislation, called the "Marshall Constitution," to improve government efficiency by amending the…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM15JA_brethren-annual-meetings_North-Manchester-IN.html
(Front Side)Church of the Brethren founded 1708 in Europe. By 1778, Brethren met annually to determine church policy. First annual meeting in Indiana was in Elkhart County 1852. North Manchester Church of the Brethren hosted annual meetings 1878, 1888, 1900…
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